References for: The development of group theory


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  1. B Chandler and W Magnus, The history of combinatorial group theory : A case study in the history of ideas (New York-Berlin, 1982).
  2. R Franci, On the axiomatization of group theory by American mathematicians : 1902-1905, Amphora (Basel, 1992), 261-277.
  3. J Gray, Otto Hölder and group theory, Math. Intelligencer 16 (3) (1994), 59-61.
  4. B M Kiernan, The development of Galois theory from Lagrange to Artin, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 8 (1971), 40-154.
  5. I Kleiner, The evolution of group theory : a brief survey, Mathematics magazine 59 (4) (1986), 195-215.
  6. J J Nicholson, Otto Holder and the Development of Group Theory and Galois Theory (Ph.D. Thesis Oxford, 1993).
  7. L Novy, Origins of Modern Algebra (Prague, 1973).
  8. K V H Parshall, A study in group theory : Leonard Eugene Dickson's 'Linear groups', Math. Intelligencer 13 (1) (1991), 7-11.
  9. H Wussing, The Genesis of the Abstract Group Concept (Cambridge, MA., 1984).

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