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Book Information:

Author: A. V. Pogorelov
Title: Hilbert's fourth problem
Additional book information: Wiley, New York; Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1979, vi + 97 pp., $16.00.

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  • 2. G. Hamel, Ueber die Geometrien, in denen die Geraden die Kürzesten sind, Dissertation, Göttingen, 1901, 90 pp.
  • 3. Georg Hamel, Über die Geometrieen, in denen die Geraden die Kürzesten sind, Math. Ann. 57 (1903), no. 2, 231–264 (German). MR 1511210, 10.1007/BF01444348

Review Information:

Reviewer: Herbert Busemann
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 4 (1981), 87-90
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1981-14867-9