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## Main Question or Discussion Point

**Summary::**Suggest a textbook

Good Morning

I have repeatedly tried to read Frankel's "Geometry of Physics" and I get swamped and overwhelmed.

(I hasten to add that as a MECHANICAL engineer, my math background has been deficient.)

I retire in about 10 years and I am looking to learn the material in his book, for the fun of it -- just the fun of it.

However, the book is dense, and assumes great facility with "ALREADY KNOWING" what he is talking about.

I am more interested in the overall picture to understand issues like: Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, Differential Geometry, Tangent Bundles

Co-tangent, co-vectors, dual spaces, etc.

I do understand the concepts (generally) behind these terms, but they do not come to me with ease.

I would prefer one text book.

Are there any suggestions?

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