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History of modules in mathematics ...

  1. Feb 9, 2017 #1
    I would like to read a book, the chapter of a book or a web site article (preferably comprehensive) on the history of the concept of a module and the development of the theory of modules in mathematics ...

    Can anyone help with some good references ...

    Peter
     
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  3. Feb 13, 2017 #2
    nLab has a good rundown on the topic but not really history. However they have a reference at the bottom to a textbook that might help
    https://ncatlab.org/nlab/show/module

    • F.W. Anderson, K.R. Fuller, Rings and Categories of Modules, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Vol. 13, Springer-Verlag, New York, (1992)
     
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