Some recent developments in the statistical mechanics of magnetism

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Published by Progress of theoretical physics forthe Research Institute for Fundamental Physics and the Physical Society of Japan in Kyoto .

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Statementedited by Tohru Morita.
SeriesProgress of theoretical physics -- no.87
ContributionsMorita, Tohru.
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