First Course in Abstract Algebra

Considered a classic by many, A First Course in Abstract Algebra is an in-depth, introduction to abstract algebra. Focused on groups, rings and fields, this text gives students a firm foundation for more specialized work by emphasizing an understanding of the nature of algebraic structures. The sixth edition of this text continues the tradition of teaching in a classical manner while integrating field theory and a revised Chapter Zero. New exercises were written, and previous exercises were revised and modified.