1. The elementary theory of partitions; 2. Infinite series generating functions; 3. Restricted partitions and permutations; 4. Compositions and Simon Newcomb's problem; 5. The Hardy-Ramanujan-Rademacher expansion of p(n); 6. The asymptotics of infinite product generating functions; 7. Identities of the Rogers-Ramanujan type; 8. A general theory of partition identities; 9. Sieve methods related to partitions; 10. Congruence properties of partition functions; 11. Higher-dimensional partitions; 12. Vector or multipartite partitions; 13. Partitions in combinatorics; 14. Computations for partitions.
Discusses mathematics related to partitions of numbers into sums of positive integers.
'A good introduction to a fascinating subject ... a very pleasant book to read.' Richard Askley, Bulletin of the AMS 'There is no doubt that this book will continue to serve as a basic and indispensable source of information for everyone interested in this fascinating subject.' European Mathematical Society