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Book Information:

Authors: Fred Diamond and Jerry Shurman
Title: A first course in modular forms
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Mathematics, vol. 228, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2005, xvi + 436 pp., ISBN 0-387-23229-X, US$69.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Frank Calegari
Affiliation: Harvard University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (2006), 415-421
Published electronically: April 18, 2006
Review copyright: © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society
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