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Anyone who has studied abstract algebra and linear algebra as an undergraduate can understand this book. The first six chapters provide material for a first course, while the rest of the book covers more advanced topics. This revised edition retains the clarity of presentation that was the hallmark of the previous editions.

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"Rotman has given us a very readable and valuable text, and has shown us many beautiful vistas along his chosen route." —MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS

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J.J. Rotman

An Introduction to the Theory of Groups

"Rotman has given us a very readable and valuable text, and has shown us many beautiful vistas along his chosen route."—MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
From Preface to the Third Edition
To the Reader
Ch. 1 Groups and Homomorphisms 1
Ch. 2 The Isomorphism Theorems 20
Ch. 3 Symmetric Groups and G-Sets 43
Ch. 4 The Sylow Theorems 73
Ch. 5 Normal Series 89
Ch. 6 Finite Direct Products 125
Ch. 7 Extensions and Cohomology 154
Ch. 8 Some Simple Linear Groups 217
Ch. 9 Permutations and the Mathieu Groups 247
Ch. 10 Abelian Groups 307
Ch. 11 Free Groups and Free Products 343
Ch. 12 The Word Problem 418
Epilogue 471
Appendix I: Some Major Algebraic Systems 475
Appendix II: Equivalence Relations and Equivalence Classes 477
Appendix III: Functions 479
Appendix IV: Zorn's Lemma 481
Appendix V: Countability 483
Appendix VI: Commutative Rings 485
Bibliography 495
Notation 498
Index 503
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