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Book Information:

Author: Arthur L. Besse
Title: Manifolds all of whose geodesics are closed
Additional book information: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete, vol. 93, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, ix + 262 pp., 1978, $40.00. ISBN 0-3870-8158-5.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Richard L. Bishop
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 11 (1984), 400-404
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