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Author: Wolmer V. Vasconcelos
Title: Arithmetic of blowup algebras
Additional book information: London Math. Soc. Lecture Note Ser., vol. 195 Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1994, 329 pp., ISBN 0-521-45484-0, $34.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Bernd Ulrich
Affiliation: Michigan State University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 34 (1997), 177-181
MSC (1991): Primary 13A30; Secondary 13-02, 13C20, 13C40, 13D02, 13D40, 13F15, 13H10, 13P10
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