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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: 1568084
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Book Information:

Author: Nikolai V. Ivanov
Title: Subgroups of Teichmüller modular groups
Additional book information: American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1992, xii + 127 pp., US$107.00. ISBN 0-8218-4594-2.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Francis Bonahon
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 30 (1994), 138-142