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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: Gregory Karpilovsky
Title: Projective representations of finite groups
Additional book information Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York and Basel, 1985, xiii + 644 pp., $89.75. ISBN 0-8247-7313-6.


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Review Information

Reviewer: William F. Reynolds
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 18 (1988), 83-87
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1988-15611-X
PII: S 0273-0979(1988)15611-X