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Book Information:

Authors: M.-A. Knus, A. Merkurjev, M. Rost and J.-P. Tignol (with a preface by J. Tits)
Title: The book of involutions
Additional book information: American Mathematical Society Colloquium Publications, vol. 44, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1998, xxi + 593 pp., ISBN 0-8218-0904-0, $69.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: T. A. Springer
Affiliation: University of Utrecht
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 383-388
MSC (1991): Primary 11E39, 11E57, 11E72; Secondary 11E88, 16K20, 16W10, 17A75, 17C40, 20G15
Published electronically: April 21, 1999
Review copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society
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