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History of cohomology theory

Cohomology theories were introduced independently by A. Kolmogorov, Ueber die Dualitat im Aufbau der kombinatorischen Topologie, Mat. Sbornik, vol. 1, 1936, 97-102, and by J. W. Alexander, On the ...
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What is the history of vector bundles and their characteristic classes?

There are brief historical notes on the history of vector bundles and characteristic classes in section 6.5.4 of Luke-Mishchenko, Vector Bundles and Their Applications. A more detailed account is ...
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