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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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Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 699-710
Published electronically: June 12, 2015
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MR: 0148075 (26 #5584)
Michel A. Kervaire and John W. Milnor
Groups of homotopy spheres. I.
Annals of Mathematics. Second Series 77, (1963), 504–537
Reviewed by: J. F. Adams

MR: 0802786 (87i:57031)
J. P. Levine
Lectures on groups of homotopy spheres.
Lecture Notes in Math., 1126, 1985, 62–95 pp.
Reviewed by: Joel M. Cohen

MR: 0620795 (82h:57027)
Andrew Ranicki
Exact sequences in the algebraic theory of surgery.
Mathematical Notes, 26, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.; University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, 1981, xvii+864 pp., ISBN 0-691-08276-6, $16.50 paperbound
Reviewed by: F. T. Farrell

MR: 2061749 (2005e:57075)
Andrew Ranicki
Algebraic and geometric surgery.
Oxford Mathematical Monographs, The Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002, xii+373 pp., ISBN 0-19-850924-3
Reviewed by: Daniel Ruberman

MR: 2874640
Mohammed Abouzaid
Framed bordism and Lagrangian embeddings of exotic spheres.
Annals of Mathematics. Second Series 175, (2012), no. 1, 71–185
Reviewed by: Michael J. Usher

MR: 0358813 (50 #11272)
William Browder
Surgery on simply-connected manifolds.
Springer-Verlag, New York--Heidelberg, 1972, ix+132 pp., $13.40
Reviewed by: P. J. Kahn

MR: 0212827 (35 #3692)
C. T. C. Wall
Surgery of non-simply-connected manifolds.
Annals of Mathematics. Second Series 84, (1966), 217–276
Reviewed by: A. Haefliger

MR: 1747528 (2001c:57002)
John Milnor
Classification of $(n-1)$-connected $2n$-dimensional manifolds and the discovery of exotic spheres.
Ann. of Math. Stud., 145, 2000, 25–30 pp.
Reviewed by: Wiesław J. Olȩdzki

MR: 1190010 (95b:57001)
Antoni A. Kosinski
Differential manifolds.
Pure and Applied Mathematics, 138, Academic Press, Inc., Boston, MA, 1993, xvi+248 pp., ISBN 0-12-421850-4
Reviewed by: Ian Hambleton

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 52 (2015), 699-710
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