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Book Information:

Author: Douglas C. Ravenel
Title: Complex cobordism and stable homotopy groups of spheres
Additional book information: Academic Press, Orlando, 1986. xix + 413 pp., $90.00 cloth, $45.00 paperback. ISBN 0-12-583430-6.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Peter S. Landweber
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 18 (1988), 88-91
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1988-15615-7