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Book Information:

Author: Russell C. Walker
Title: The Stone-Čech compactification
Additional book information: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete, Band 83, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1974, x + 332 pp., $30.40.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Leonard Gillman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 82 (1976), 530-532
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