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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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Book Information:

Editors: H. Hauser, J. Lipman, F. Oort and A. Quirós (eds.)
Title: Alterations and resolution of singularities
Additional book information: edited by H. Hauser, J. Lipman, F. Oort and A. Quirós (eds.), Birkhäuser, Basel, 2000, xxi+598 pp., ISBN 3-7643-6178-6, $108.00$

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Fedor Bogomolov
Affiliation: Courant Institute, NYU
Reviewer: Yuri Tschinkel
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 39 (2002), 95-100
Published electronically: October 10, 2001
Review copyright: © Copyright 2001 American Mathematical Society