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Book Information:

Author: Aurel Bejancu
Title: Finsler geometry and applications
Additional book information: Ellis Horwood Limited, Chichester, 1990, 198 pp., US$59.50. ISBN 0-13-317975-3.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Hanno Rund
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 26 (1992), 148-151
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1992-00235-5
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