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Book Information:

Authors: A. H. Clifford and G. B. Preston
Title: The algebraic theory of semigroups
Additional book information: Vol. I and II. Mathematical Surveys, number 7, American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, 1961 and 1967. xvi+244 pp. and xv+350 pp. $11.10 and $14.20.

Author: E. S. Ljapin
Title: Semigroups
Additional book information: Fizmatigiz, Moscow, 1960. vii+447 pp; English translation, Translations of Mathematical Monographs, volume 3, American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, 1963. x+487 pp. $22.20.

Author: László Rédei
Title: The theory of finitely generated commutative semigroups
Additional book information: Translated, edited by N. Reilly, Pergamon Press, New York, 1965, xiii+353 pp. $13.50.

Authors: Karl Heinrich Hofmann and Paul S. Mostert
Title: Elements of compact semigroups
Additional book information: Charles E. Merrill Books, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1966, xiii+384 pp. $15.00.

Review Information:

Reviewer: John Rhodes
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 76 (1970), 675-683
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1970-12504-6
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