Book Review

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Book Information:

Author: Nathan Jacobson

Title: Structure and Representations of Jordan Algebras

Additional book information: American Mathematical Society Colloquium Publications, vol. 39. American Mathematical Society, Providence, R. I., 1968. x + 453 pp. $11.30 (Member Price $8.48).

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Review Information:

Reviewer: R. D. Schafer

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**79**(1973), 509-514

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1973-13175-1