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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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

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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1567720
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Book Information:

Authors: Gerhard Burde and Heiner Zieschang
Title: Knots
Additional book information: DeGruyter Studies in Mathematics, vol. 5, Walter DeGruyter, Berlin, New York, 1985, x+399 pp., $49.95. ISBN 0-89925-014-9.

Author: Louis H. Kauffman
Title: On knots
Additional book information: Annals of Mathematics Studies, vol. 115, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., 1987, xv+480 pp., $50.00 ($18.95 paperback). ISBN 0-691-08434-3.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Joan S. Birman
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 19 (1988), 550-558