Theory of Groups of Finite Order
by William Burnside
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1897
Number of pages: 456
After introducing permutation notation and defining group, the author discusses the simpler properties of group that are independent of their modes of representation; composition-series of groups; isomorphism of a group with itself; Abelian groups; groups whose orders are the powers of primes; Sylow's theorem; etc.
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