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A short proof of a characterization
of reflexivity of James

Author: Eve Oja
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 126 (1998), 2507-2508
MSC (1991): Primary 46B20
MathSciNet review: 1476382
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Abstract: A short direct proof is given to a well-known intrinsic characterization of reflexivity due to R. C. James.

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Eve Oja
Affiliation: Faculty of Mathematics, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, EE2400 Tartu, Estonia

Received by editor(s): June 20, 1997
Received by editor(s) in revised form: August 27, 1997
Communicated by: Dale Alspach
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