Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 1991. 29: 543-79
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GLOBULAR CLUSTER SYSTEMS IN GALAXIES BEYOND THE LOCAL GROUP

William E. Harris

Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M1


KEY WORDS: galactic structure, halos of galaxies


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SURVEYS AND DISCOVERIES

Giant Elliptical Galaxies
Giant Disk Galaxies
Sc/Irr Systems
Dwarf Ellipticals

LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS

SPECIFIC FREQUENCY AND SPECIFIC LUMINOSITY

STRUCTURES AND DYNAMICS

COLOR GRADIENTS AND METALLICITIES

THEORETICAL ISSUES

Dynamical Effects and Evolution
Formation Models and Observational Constraints

SUMMARY

REFERENCES

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