### An Introduction to the Theory of Groups (Graduate Texts in Mathematics)

By Joseph J. Rotman

An individual who has studied summary and linear algebra as an undergraduate could have the historical past to appreciate this publication. the 1st six chapters offer abundant fabric for a primary path, starting with the fundamental houses of teams and homomorphisms. the following component to textual content makes use of the Jordan-Holder Theorem to prepare a dialogue of extensions and easy teams. The e-book closes with 3 chapters on countless Abelian teams, unfastened teams and an entire facts of the unsolvability of the notice challenge for finitely awarded teams.

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