Ranked #91 in Abstract Algebra

**A Course in the Theory of Groups**is a comprehensive introduction to the theory of groups - finite and infinite, commutative and non-commutative. Presupposing only a basic knowledge of modern algebra, it introduces the reader to the different branches of group theory and to its principal accomplishments. While stressing the unity of group theory, the book also draws attention to connections with other areas of algebra such as ring theory and homological algebra.

This new edition has been updated at various points, some proofs have been improved, and lastly about thirty additional... more