This is a revised printing of one of the classic mathematics texts published in the last 25 years. This revised edition includes updated references and indexes and error corrections and will continue to serve as the standard text for students and professionals in the field.
Differential manifolds are the underlying objects of study in much of advanced calculus and analysis. Topics such as line and surface integrals, divergence and curl of vector fields, and Stoke's and Green's theorems find their most natural setting in manifold theory. Riemannian plane geometry can be visualized as the geometry on the surface of a sphere in which "lines" are taken to be great circle arcs.
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William Boothby received his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan and was a professor of mathematics for over 40 years. In addition to teaching at Washington University, he taught courses in subjects related to this text at the University of Cordoba (Argentina), the University of Strasbourg (France), and the University of Perugia (Italy).
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Book Description Academic Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11012116053X
Book Description Academic Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 012116053X