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Book Information:

Author: Igor V. Dolgachev
Title: Classical algebraic geometry: A modern view
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012, xii+639 pp., ISBN 978-1-107-01765-8, hardcover

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Lev A. Borisov
Affiliation: Rutgers University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 129-134
MSC (2010): Primary 14-02; Secondary 14-01
Published electronically: May 29, 2014
Review copyright: © Copyright 2014 American Mathematical Society
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