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Book Information:

Author: N. Christopher Phillips
Title: Equivariant $K$-theory and freeness of group actions on $C^*$-algebras
Additional book information: Lecture Notes in Math., vol. 1274, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, viii + 371 pp., $32.90. ISBN 3-540-18277-2.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Joachim Cuntz
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 20 (1989), 101-103
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1989-15715-7