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Constructive quantum field theory. The 1973 "Ettore Majorana" international school of mathematical physics. by "Ettore Majorana" International School of Mathematical Physics (1973 Erice, Italy)

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StatementEdited by G. Velo and A. Wightman.
SeriesLecture notes in physics ;, 25
ContributionsVelo, G., ed., Wightman, A. S., ed.
LC ClassificationsQC174.46 .E87 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5426437M
ISBN 10038706608X
LC Control Number73021055

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