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Book Information:

Authors: Skip Garibaldi, Alexander Merkurjev and Jean-Pierre Serre
Title: Cohomological invariants in Galois cohomology
Additional book information: University Lecture Series, vol. 28, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2003, vii+168 pp., ISBN 0-8218-3287-5, $35.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: John Swallow
Affiliation: Davidson College
Email: joswallow@davidson.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (2005), 93-98
MSC (2000): Primary 12G05, 11E72
Published electronically: September 24, 2004
Review copyright: © Copyright 2004 American Mathematical Society
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