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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:

Author: Armand Borel
Title: Essays in the history of Lie groups and algebraic groups
Additional book information: History of Mathematics, vol. 21, American Mathematical Society and London Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, and London, 2001, xiii+184 pp., ISBN 0-8218-0288-7, $39.00$

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

Thomas Hawkins, The Emergence of the Theory of Lie Groups: An Essay in the History of Mathematics, 1869-1926, Springer, 2000. MR 2001f:01031
Peter Olver, Book Review, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc., 37(2), 2000, p. 369.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Brian Parshall
Affiliation: University of Virginia
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 253-257
Published electronically: February 12, 2003
Review copyright: © Copyright 2003 American Mathematical Society