Publisher description for Groups, rings, and fields / D.A.R. Wallace.
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David Wallace has written a text on modern algebra which is suitable for a
first course in the subject given to mathematics undergraduates. It aims
to promote a feeling for the evolutionary and historical development of
algebra. It assumes some familiarity with complex numbers, matrices and
linear algebra which are commonly taught during the first year of an
Each chapter contains examples, exercises and solutions, perfectly suited
to aid self-study. All arguments in the text are carefully crafted to
promote understanding and enjoyment for the reader.
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