8 edition of **Introduction to group theory** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2008** by European Mathematical Society in Zürich, Switzerland .

Written in English

- Group theory,
- Finite groups,
- Combinatorial group theory

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Oleg Bogopolski. |

Series | EMS textbooks in mathematics |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | x, 177 p. : |

Number of Pages | 177 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22546157M |

ISBN 10 | 3037190418 |

ISBN 10 | 9783037190418 |

LC Control Number | 2008426876 |

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