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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

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Book Information

Author: M. Petrich
Title: Lectures in semigroups
Additional book information Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 1977, viii + 168 pp.


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Review Information

Reviewer: John M. Howie
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 453-456
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1978-14490-5
PII: S 0002-9904(1978)14490-5