Acknowledged author Joseph Gallian wrote Contemporary Abstract Algebra comprising 656 pages back in 2012. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1133599702 and 9781133599708. Since then Contemporary Abstract Algebra textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $6.46 or rent at the marketplace.
CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA, EIGHTH EDITION provides a solid introduction to the traditional topics in abstract algebra while conveying to students that it is a contemporary subject used daily by working mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists. The text includes numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings giving the subject a current feel which makes the content interesting and relevant for students.