References for: A history of Topology


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  1. E Breitenberger, Gauss und Listing : Topologie und Freundschaft, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. 30 (1993), 3-56.
  2. D E Cameron, The birth of Soviet topology, Proceedings of the 1982 Topology Conference, Topology Proc. 7 (2) (1982), 329-378.
  3. J W Dauben, Topology : Invariance of dimension, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 939-949.
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  5. D C Demaria, Francesco Severi's contribution to topology (Italian), Proceedings of the mathematical congress in celebration of the one hundredth birthday of Guido Fubini and Francesco Severi, Atti Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 115 (1981), 161-165.
  6. J Dieudonné, A History of Algebraic and Differential Topology, 1900-1960 (Basel, 1989).
  7. J Dieudonné, Une brève histoire de la topologie, in Development of mathematics 1900-1950 (Basel, 1994), 35-155.
  8. J Dieudonné, The beginnings of topology from 1850 to 1914, in Proceedings of the conference on mathematical logic 2 (Siena, 1985), 585-600.
  9. J J Fingerman, The historical and philosophical significance of the emergence of point set topology (PhD Thesis, University of Chicago, 1981).
  10. V L Hansen, From geometry to topology (Danish), Normat 36 (2) (1988), 48-60.
  11. D M Johnson, The problem of the invariance of dimension in the growth of modern topology. I, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 20 (2) (1979), 97-188.
  12. D M Johnson, The problem of the invariance of dimension in the growth of modern topology. II, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 25 (2-3) (1981), 85-267.
  13. S Lefschetz, The early development of algebraic topology, Bol. Soc. Brasil. Mat. 1 (1) (1970), 1-48.
  14. J H Manheim, The genesis of point set topology (New York, 1964).
  15. E Scholtz, Topology : Geometric, algebraic, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 927-938.
  16. J C Stillwell, Classical Topology and Combinatorial Group Theory (New York, 1980).
  17. A Weil, Riemann, Betti and the birth of topology, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 20 (2) (1979), 91-96.

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