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Author: F. G. Friedlander
Title: The wave equation on a curved space-time
Additional book information: Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics, no. 2, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York and London, 1976, x + 282 pp., $39.50.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Avron Douglis
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 222-228
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1978-14458-9