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

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Author: Serge Lang
Title: Introduction to modular forms
Additional book information A Series of Comprehensive Studies in Mathematics, No. 222, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1976, ix + 261 pp.


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Review Information

Reviewer: Audrey Terras
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 2 (1980), 206-214
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1980-14722-9
PII: S 0273-0979(1980)14722-9