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The concept of manifold, 1850-1950. (English) Zbl 0956.57002
James, I. M. (ed.), History of topology. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 25-64 (1999).
The author shows, how the modern, axiomatic notion of manifold was developed in the period of time indicated in the title.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0922.54003].

MSC:
57-03 History of manifolds and cell complexes
01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
01A55 History of mathematics in the 19th century
57N99 Topological manifolds
57Q99 PL-topology
57R99 Differential topology
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