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Book Information:

Author: Isaac Chavel
Title: Riemannian geometry: A modern introduction
Additional book information: Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics, no. 108, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994, xii + 386 pp., ISBN 0-521-43201-4, $59.95; ISBN 0-521-48578-9, $24.95, paperback
Paperback is in series Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics, no. 108

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Jerry L. Kazdan
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 33 (1996), 339-344
MSC (1991): Primary 53B20, 53B21, 53C20; Secondary 53C22, 53C23
Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society
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