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Book Information:

Authors: N. Berline, E. Getzler and M. Vergne
Title: Heat kernels and Dirac operators
Additional book information: Grundlehren Math. Wiss., vol. 298, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1992, vii + 369 pp., ISBN 3-540-53340-0, $79.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Rafe Mazzeo
Affiliation: Stanford University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 33 (1996), 125-129
Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society