"Rings and Things and a Fine Array of Twentieth Century Associative Algebra" by Carl Faith
Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, Volume 65, Second Edition. American Mathematical Society
AMS | 2004 | ISBN: 0821836722 9780821836729 | 513 pages | PDF | 51 MB
This book surveys more than 125 years of aspects of associative algebras, especially ring and module theory. It is the first to probe so extensively such a wealth of historical development.