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Book Information:

Author: Nicholas M. Katz
Title: Moments, monodromy, and perversity: Diophantine perspective
Additional book information: Annals of Mathematics Studies, 159, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2005, viii+475 pp., ISBN 978-0-691-12330-1, $59.50$, paper
$99.50 (cloth), ISBN 13: 978-0-691-12329-5$

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Michael Larsen
    Affiliation: Indiana University
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 46 (2009), 137-141
    Published electronically: September 15, 2008
    Review copyright: © Copyright 2008 American Mathematical Society
    The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.