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Book Information:

Authors: Anthony N. Michel and Richard K. Miller

Title: Qualitative analysis of large scale dynamical systems

Additional book information: Academic Press, New York, 1977, xv + 289 pp., $22.50.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: V. Lakshmikantham

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**84**(1978), 937-939

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1978-14539-X