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22 Best Topology Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Topology books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best topology books" into our search engine and study the top 3+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2023)

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    Differential Topology

    Victor Guillemin

  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

    General Topology

    Stephen Willard

  5. 5

    General Topology

    John L. Kelley

  6. 6

    Algebraic Topology

    Allen Hatcher

  7. 9
  8. 11


    James Munkres

  9. 14
  10. 16

    Essential Topology

    Martin D. Crossley

  11. 17
  12. 18

    Differential Topology

    Morris W. Hirsch

  13. 19
  14. 20

    Basic Topology

    M.A. Armstrong

  15. 21
  16. 22

    Algebraic Topology

    C. R. F. Maunder


  • How was this Topology books list created?

    We searched for 'best Topology books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Topology books are in this list?

    There are 22 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Topology books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Topology books on the internet.

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