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Book Information:

Author: René Thom
Title: Stabilité Structurelle et Morphogénèse, Essai d'une Théorie Générale des Modèles
Additional book information: Benjamin, New York, 1971. 384 pp. $20.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: John Guckenheimer
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 79 (1973), 878-890
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