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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Lie algebras.,
  • Geometry, Differential.,
  • Nonlinear theories.,
  • Mathematical physics.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-241) and index.

StatementA.V. Razumov, M.V. Saveliev.
SeriesCambridge lecture notes in physics ;, 8
ContributionsSavelʹev, M. V.
LC ClassificationsQC20.7.L54 R39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1006303M
ISBN 100521479231
LC Control Number96046118

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