Algebraic and Geometric Surgery
by Andrew Ranicki
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2002
Number of pages: 380
This book is an introduction to surgery theory: the standard classification method for high-dimensional manifolds. It is aimed at graduate students, who have already had a basic topology course, and would now like to understand the topology of high-dimensional manifolds.
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