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About the cover: Maria Gaëtana Agnesi--a divided life


Author: Gerald L. Alexanderson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (2013), 147-152
Published electronically: October 1, 2012
MathSciNet review: 2994998
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Gerald L. Alexanderson
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
Email: galexand@math.scu.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-2012-01388-5
Published electronically: October 1, 2012
Article copyright: © Copyright 2012 American Mathematical Society
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