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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1566948
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Book Information:

Authors: S. Buoncristiano, C. P. Rourke and B. J. Sanderson
Title: A geometric approach to homology theory
Additional book information: London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series, no. 18, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York and London, 1976, 149 pp., $10.95.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: J. F. Adams
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 83 (1977), 222-226