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Book Information:

Authors: Christian Kassel and Vladimir Turaev
Title: Braid groups (With the graphical assistance of Olivier Dodane)
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 247, Springer Science and Business Media, New York, 2008, xii+340 pp., ISBN 978-0-387-33841-5, hardcover, US$59.95

Author: Patrick Dehornoy
Title: Ordering braids
Additional book information: Mathematical Surveys and Monographs 148, American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, 2008, x+323 pp., ISBN 978-0-8218-4431-1, hardcover, US$89.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Joan S. Birman
Affiliation: Columbia University
Email: jb@math.columbia.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 48 (2011), 137-146
MSC (2000): Primary 20F36, 57M25, 37E30, 20C08, 06F15, 20F60, 55R80
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-2010-01305-7
Published electronically: August 4, 2010
Review copyright: © Copyright 2010 by the author
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