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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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Book Information

Author: William Fulton
Title: Intersection theory
Additional book information Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete 3. Folge · Band 2, Springer-Verlag, 1984, xi + 470 pp., $39.00. ISBN 3-5401-2176-5.

Author: William Fulton
Title: Introduction to intersection theory in algebraic geometry
Additional book information Regional Conference Series in Mathematics, Vol. 54, American Mathematical Society, 1984, v + 82 pp., $16.00. ISBN 0-8218-0704-8.


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Review Information

Reviewer: Steven L. Kleiman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 137-143
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1985-15319-4
PII: S 0273-0979(1985)15319-4