References for Ludwig Sylow

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  1. H Freudenthal, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904229.html

Books:

  1. A R Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (Harvard University Press, 2010).
  2. A Stubhaug, Niels Henrik Abel and his Times: Called Too Soon by Flames Afar (Springer, New York, 2000).
  3. H Wussing, The Genesis of the Abstract Group Concept (MIT Press, Cambridge,

Articles:

  1. B Birkeland, Ludwig Sylow's lectures on algebraic equations and substitutions, Christiania (Oslo), 1862: An introduction and a summary, Historia Mathematica 23 (2) (1996), 182-199.
  2. G Casadio and G Zappa, History of the Sylow theorem and its proofs (Italian), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 10 (1) (1990), 29-75.
  3. R Gow, Sylow's proof of Sylow's theorem, Irish Math. Soc. Bull. 33 (1994), 55-63.
  4. H B Kragemo, Ludwig Sylow (German), Norsk Matematisk Tidsskrift 15 (1933), 73-99.
  5. J Lützen, The mathematical correspondence between Julius Petersen and Ludwig Sylow, in S S Demidov, M Folkerts, D E Rowe and C J Scriba (eds), Amphora : Festschrift for Hans Wussing on the occasion of his 65th birthday (Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston-Berlin, 1992), 439-467.
  6. G A Miller, Professor Ludvig Sylow, Science, New Series 49 (1256) (1919), 85.
  7. W Scharlau, Die Entdeckung der Sylow-Sätze, Historia Math. 15 (1) (1988), 40-52.
  8. T Skolem, Ludwig Sylow und seine wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, Norsk matematisk forenings skrifter (2) 2 (1933), 14-24.
  9. E Stensholt, Ludvig Sylow and his theorems (Norwegian), Normat 31 (1) (1983), 17-29.
  10. C Stormer, Gedächtnisrede auf Professor Dr P L M Sylow, Norsk matematisk forenings skrifter (2) 1 (1933), 7-13.
  11. W C Waterhouse, The early proofs of Sylow's theorem, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 21 (3) (1979/80), 279-290.

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