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This seminal, much-cited account begins with a fairly elementary exposition of basic concepts and a discussion of factor groups and subgroups. The topics of Nielsen transformations, free and amalgamated products, and commutator calculus receive detailed treatment. The concluding chapter surveys word, conjugacy, and related problems; adjunction and embedding problems; and more. Second, revised 1976 edition.
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Wilhelm Magnus (February 5, 1907, Berlin, Germany – October 15, 1990, New Rochelle, NY) was a German American mathematician.
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