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Book Information:

Author: K. R. Goodearl
Title: Notes on real and complex $C^*$-algebras
Additional book information: Shiva Mathematics Series, Shiva Publishing, Ltd., Cambridge, Mass., 1982, 211 pp., $28.95. ISBN 0-9068-1216-X.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Theodore W. Palmer
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 10 (1984), 325-330
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