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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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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: 1568085
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Book Information:

Author: Antoni A. Kosinski
Title: Differential manifolds
Additional book information: Academic Press, New York, 1992, xvi + 248 pp. ISBN 0-12-421850-4.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: William M. Boothby
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 30 (1994), 145-150