History of Homological Algebra, by Chuck Weibel

This is a survey of the history of Homological Algebra, from its beginnings with Riemann and Betti, and Poincaré, to the previous decade.

This paper appeared as pp.797-836 in the book The History of Topology, ed. I.M. James, Elsevier, 1999.


Chuck Weibel <weibel@math.rutgers.edu>