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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: 1567528
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Book Information:

Author: William Fulton
Title: Intersection theory
Additional book information: Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete 3. Folge · Band 2, Springer-Verlag, 1984, xi + 470 pp., $39.00. ISBN 3-5401-2176-5.

Author: William Fulton
Title: Introduction to intersection theory in algebraic geometry
Additional book information: Regional Conference Series in Mathematics, Vol. 54, American Mathematical Society, 1984, v + 82 pp., $16.00. ISBN 0-8218-0704-8.

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    Review Information:

    Reviewer: Steven L. Kleiman
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 12 (1985), 137-143