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Published
**1998** by Walker and Co. in New York .

Written in English

- France
- Galois, Evariste, 1811-1832 -- Fiction.,
- Mathematicians -- Fiction.,
- France -- Fiction.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-426).

Statement | Tom Petsinis. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | PR9619.3.P43 F74 1998 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | v, 426 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 426 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL363820M |

ISBN 10 | 0802713459 |

LC Control Number | 98024076 |

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