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Book Information:

Author: Tadao Oda
Title: Convex bodies and algebraic geometry: An introduction to toric varieties
Additional book information: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete 3, Folge, Band 15, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1988, $78.00. ISBN 3-540-17600-4.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Miles Reid
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 21 (1989), 360-364
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