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Book Information:

Authors: Daniel S. Alexander, Felice Iavernaro and Alessandro Rosa
Title: Early days in complex dynamics: a history of complex dynamics in one variable during 1906–1942
Additional book information: History of Mathematics, 38, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, London Mathematical Society, London, 2012, xviii+454 pp., ISBN 978-0-8218-4464-9, US $99.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Rodrigo A. Pérez
Affiliation: Department of Mathematical Sciences, IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (2013), 503-511
Published electronically: April 17, 2013
Review copyright: © Copyright 2013 by the author
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