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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)

The 2020 MCQ for Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society is 0.84.

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1567311
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: J. S. Milne
Title: Étale cohomology
Additional book information: Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, N.J., 1980, xiii + 323 pp., $26.50.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Spencer Bloch
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 4 (1981), 235-239