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Book Information:

Author: Anthony W. Knapp
Title: Lie groups: Beyond an introduction
Additional book information: Birkhäuser, Boston, MA, 1996, xv+604 pp., ISBN 3-7643-3926-8, $49.50

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Review Information:

Reviewer: David A. Vogan, Jr.
Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 493-498
MSC (1991): Primary 22Exx; Secondary 46E25, 20C20
Published electronically: June 21, 1999
Review copyright: © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society
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