## References for: Topology and Scottish mathematical physics

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**Books**
- M Epple,
*Die Entstehung der Knotentheorie* (Braunschweig, 1999).
- P M Harman (ed.),
*James Clerk Maxwell, The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell 1862-1873* **II** (Cambridge, 1995).
- C G Knott,
*Life and Scientific Work of Peter Guthrie Tait* (Cambridge, 1911).

**Articles**

- T Archibald, Connectivity and smoke-rings : Green's second identity in its first fifty years,
*Math. Mag.* 62 (4) (1989), 219-232.
- M Epple, Topology, matter, and space. I. Topological notions in 19th-century natural philosophy,
*Arch. Hist. Exact Sci.* **52** (4) (1998), 297-392.
- M Epple, Geometric aspects in the development of knot theory, in
*I M James (ed.), History of topology* (Amsterdam, 1999), 301-358.
- C Nash, Topology and physics - a historical essay, in
*I M James (ed.), History of topology* (Amsterdam, 1999), 359-416.

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