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Book Information:

Authors: N. Mahammed, R. Piccinini and U. Suter
Title: Some applications of topological $K$-theory
Additional book information: Mathematics Studies, no. 45, North-Holland, Amsterdam, ix + 137 pp., $41.50.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Victor Snaith
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 8 (1983), 117-120