Hailed by the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society as a very welcome addition to the mathematical literature, this text is appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Written by two internationally rewned mathematicians, it offers an accessible treatment that requires previous kwledge of algebraic topology. 1963 edition.
A topologist and the world's foremost knot theorist, the late Ralph H. Fox was on the facultyat Princeton University. The late Richard H. Crowell was a Professor of Mathematics at Dartmouth College.