**Ends of Complexes**

by Bruce Hughes, Andrew Ranicki

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 2008**ISBN/ASIN**: 0521055199**ISBN-13**: 9780521055192**Number of pages**: 375

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The book gathers together the main strands of the theory of ends of manifolds from the last thirty years and presents a unified and coherent treatment of them. It also contains authoritative expositions of certain topics in topology such as mapping tori and telescopes, often omitted from textbooks. It is thus simultaneously a research monograph and a useful reference.

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