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Book Information:

Authors: R. K. Sachs and H. Wu
Title: General relativity for mathematicians
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, New York, Heidelberg, Berlin, 1977, xii + 291 pp., $19.83.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: John A. Thorpe
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 1344-1346
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1978-14570-4