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Author: Yuri I. Manin
Title: Frobenius manifolds, quantum cohomology, and moduli spaces
Additional book information: Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 1999, xiii + 303 pp., ISBN 0-8218-1917-8, $55.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Ezra Getzler
Affiliation: Northwestern University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 38 (2001), 101-108
MSC (2000): Primary 14N35, 53D45
Published electronically: October 2, 2000
Review copyright: © Copyright 2000 American Mathematical Society
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