# Bibliography:Four color theorem

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**Popular account**

- Robin Wilson,
*Four Colours Suffice. How the map problem was solved.*The Penguin Press, 2002.

**Introductory textbooks**

- (with a detailed exposition of the early history of the problem)

Rudolf Fritsch and Gerda Fritsch,*Der Vierfarbensatz. Geschichte, topologische Grundlagen und Beweisidee.*

B.I. Wissenschaftsverlag, 1994.

English translation:*The four-color theorem. History, topological foundations, and idea of proof.*

Transl. from the German by Julie Peschke. Springer, New York, 1998.

- Robert A. Wilson, '
*Graphs, Colourings and the Four-Colour Theorem.*Oxford University Press, 2002.

- David Barnette,
*Map coloring, polyhedra, and the four-color problem.*

(The Dolciani Mathematical Expositions, number eight) The Mathematical Association of America, 1983.