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TITLE PAGE

1.INTRODUCTION

2.THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE FAR ULTRAVIOLET BACKGROUND AND GALACTIC PARAMETERS

3.DUST SCATTERED GALACTIC RADIATION AS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF THE FAR ULTRAVIOLET BACKGROUND

4.THE SPECTRUM OF THE FAR ULTRAVIOLET BACKGROUND
4.1.Theoretical Suggestions
4.2.Observational Results

5.THE COSMIC BACKGROUND FROM 912 TO 1200 Å

6.THE EXTRAGALACTIC BACKGROUND AND RELATED EXOTICA
6.1.The Radiative Decay of Massive Neutrinos and Other Particles
6.2.The Far Ultraviolet Background from Galaxies
6.3.Active Galactic Nuclei
6.4.Emission from an Intergalactic Medium

7.CONCLUSIONS

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