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The theory of partitions. (English) Zbl 0371.10001
Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Its Applications. Vol. 2. Section: Number Theory. Reading, Mass. etc.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Advanced Book Program. XIV, 255 p. $ 16.50 (1976).
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This book is very well written. despite the large amount of ground it is quite readable. It is an excellent introduction to a fascinating subject.

MSC:
11-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to number theory
11P81 Elementary theory of partitions
11P82 Analytic theory of partitions
11P83 Partitions; congruences and congruential restrictions
11P84 Partition identities; identities of Rogers-Ramanujan type
05-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to combinatorics
05A15 Exact enumeration problems, generating functions
05A17 Combinatorial aspects of partitions of integers
05A19 Combinatorial identities, bijective combinatorics