In Henri Poincaré published his topological work ‘Analysis Situs’. A new subdiscipline in mathematics was born. Analysis Situs was an. The current book provides a skillful translation of his [Poincaré’s] breakthrough work in algebraic topology John Stillwell has done a. Buy Papers on Topology: Analysis Situs and Its Five Supplements (History of Mathematics) on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on by Henri Poincare ( Author).

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Libraries and resellers, please contact cust-serv ams. See our librarian page for additional eBook ordering options. History of Mathematics Volume: These famous papers, with their characteristic mixture of deep insight and inevitable confusion, are here presented complete and in English anwlysis the first time, with a commentary by their translator, John Stillwell, that guides the reader into the heart of the subject.

One of the finest works of one of the great mathematicians is now available anew for students and experts alike. For analysiw of us, these great papers on the foundations of topology are given greater clarity in English.


I have read them extensively, and often during topology lectures I refer to parts of these works. I am happy that there is now the option for my students to read them in English.

Poincaré and Analysis Situs, the beginning of algebraic topology

For the first time in English translation, one can follow every step and occasional stumble along the way, with the help of translator John Stillwell’s introduction and editorial comments. All mathematicians interested in topology and its history will enjoy this book.

This volume is one of an informal sequence of works within the History of Mathematics series. Undergraduates, graduate students, and research mathematicians interested in topology and the history of topology.

John Stillwell situd done a marvelous job with his translations and editing. I found this a charming contrast to the impersonality of many modern texts.

Analysis situs and its supplements have earned their place as the source of many rich ideas that developed into the field of algebraic topology. We have Stillwell to thank for making such work easier with his translation. Join our email list.

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Papers on Topology: Analysis Situs and Its Five Supplements

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