Review of the book by Roman Duda, “Pearls from a lost city. The Lvov school of mathematics”

L. Maligranda
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
This review is an extended version of my two short reviews of Duda's book that were published in MathSciNet and Mathematical Intelligencer. Here it is written about the Lvov School of Mathematics in greater detail, which I could not do in the short reviews. There are facts described in the book as well as some information the books lacks as, for instance, the information about the planned print in Mathematical Monographs of the second volume of Banach's book and also books by Mazur, Schauder and Tarski.
Lvov School of Mathematics; functional analysis; Banach spaces
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