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Book Information:

Author: V. A. Vassiliev
Title: Lagrange and Legendre characteristic classes
Additional book information: Advanced Studies in Contemporary Mathematics, vol. 3, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1988, x + 268 pp., $98.00. ISBN 2-88124-661-3.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Michéle Audin
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 21 (1989), 375-380