**Abelian Categories: an Introduction to the Theory of Functors**

by Peter Freyd

**Publisher**: Harper and Row 1964**Number of pages**: 192

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From the table of contents: Fundamentals (Contravariant functors and dual categories); Fundamentals of Abelian categories; Special functors and subcategories; Metatheorems; Functor categories; Injective envelopes; Embedding theorems.

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