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Topology Introduction to Topology by Mendelson

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  1. Feb 5, 2013 #1
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  3. Feb 5, 2013 #2
    This book is a fairly solid introduction to topology but not nearly as expansive as Munkres, but it's also 1/13th the cost.
  4. Feb 5, 2013 #3


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    I think this is a very nice, crystal-clear introduction to metric spaces and basic point-set topology. For the topics it covers, I like it better than Munkres, and I find it much easier to find things quickly when I need them. And hell, if you're in the US, you can't beat the $5.62 price at Amazon.
  5. Feb 9, 2013 #4
    I like this book. Munkres is good but this book is a gentler start. It has better intuition for people coming in without as much knowledge of analysis.
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