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Author: Audrey Terras
Title: Harmonic analysis on symmetric spaces and applications
Additional book information: Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg and New York, 1985, xii + 341 pp., $39.00 (paper), vol. 1. ISBN 0-387-96159-3 and 1988, x + 385 pp., $45.00 (paper), vol. 2 ISBN 0-387-96663-3.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Paul B. Garrett
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 22 (1990), 219-230