Synthetic Geometry of Manifolds
by Anders Kock
Publisher: University of Aarhus 2009
Number of pages: 314
This textbook can be used as a non-technical and geometric gateway to many aspects of differential geometry. The audience of the book is anybody with a reasonable mathematical maturity, who wants to learn some differential geometry.
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