Algebra: Abstract and Concrete
Edition 2.5 

Frederick M. Goodman

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This book is being offered free of charge to anyone interested in learning abstract algebra.

The book provides a thorough introduction to "modern'' or "abstract'' algebra at a level suitable for upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students. The book addresses the conventional topics: groups, rings, fields, and linear algebra, with symmetry as a unifying theme.


Some recommended books:

Algebra books:

P.M. Cohn, Basic Algebra 

P.M.Cohn, Further Algebra and Applications   

General Interest:

The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

Symmetry and the Monster: The Story of One of the Greatest Quests of Mathematics  

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, by Norman Maclean.