References for William Burnside

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  1. T Hawkins, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900722.html
  2. Biography by A R Forsyth, rev. J J Gray, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Books:

  1. C W Curtis, Pioneers of representation theory : Frobenius, Burnside, Schur, and Brauer (Providence, RI, 1999).

Articles:

  1. A R Forsyth, William Burnside, Proc. Royal Soc. London 117A (1928), xi-xxv.
  2. A R Forsyth, William Burnside, J. London Math. Soc. 3 (1928), 64-80.
  3. P M Neumann, A lemma that is not Burnside's, Math. Sci. 4 (2) (1979), 133-141.
  4. A Wagner, A bibliography of William Burnside (1852-1927), Historia Mathematica 5 (3) (1978), 307-312.
  5. E M Wright, Burnside's lemma: a historical note, J. Combin. Theory Ser. B 30 (1) (1981), 89-90.

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