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Book Information:

Author: Curtis T. McMullen
Title: Complex dynamics and renormalization
Additional book information: Princeton University Press, 1994, vii + 214 pp., $22.50; ISBN 0-691-02982-2, cloth; ISBN 0-691-02981-4, paper

Author: Curtis T. McMullen
Title: Renormalization and 3-manifolds which fiber over the circle
Additional book information: Princeton University Press, 1996, vii + 253 pp.; ISBN 0-691-01154-0, cloth; ISBN 0-691-01153-2, paper

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Mikhail Lyubich
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 103-107
MSC (1991): Primary 58F23
Review copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society
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