Books by Ralph H. Abraham

This is the comprehensive list of English editions. The most recent editions in reverse chronological order, with links to Titles available as ebooks marked ***.

Books, Cultural Commentary

Bolts from the Blue: Art, Mathematics and Cultural Evolution,
Epigraph Books, Rhinebeck, NY, 2011.
Six episodes from the history of mathematics.
Chaos, Gaia, Eros: A Chaos Pioneer Uncovers the Three Great Streams of History, ***
Epigraph Books, Rhinebeck, NY, 2011. Reprint of the 1994 edition.
Demystifying the Akasha: Consciousness and the Quantum Vacuum,
Epigraph Books, Rhinebeck, NY, 2010.
Joint with Sisir Roy
The Evolutionary Mind: Conversations on Science, Imagination, and Spirit, ***
Monkfish Books, Rhinebeck, NY, 2005. Reprint of the 1999 edition.
Joint with Rupert Sheldrake and Terence McKenna.
Chaos, Creativity, and Cosmic Consciousness, ***
Park Street Press, Rochester, VT, 2001.
Joint with Rupert Sheldrake and Terence McKenna.
Hip Santa Cruz: First-person accounts of the Hip Culture movement
in Santa Cruz, California in the 1960s,
Epigraph Books, Rhinebeck, NY, 2016.
Thirteen stories of the creation of the hip miracle.

Books, Mathematics

The Foundations of Mechanics, 1967, 1978. ***
With Jerrold E. Marsden.
First edition 1967 by Benjamin Press.
Second edition 1978 by Addison-Wesley now online at: Cal Tech
and recently reprinted by the American Mathematical Society
The AMS Catalog (scroll down about one third)
Transversal Mappings and Flows, 1967. ***
With Joel Robbin. Publ. 1967 by Benjamin Press, now out of print.
Linear and Multilinear Algebra, 1967. ***
Publ. 1967 by Benjamin Press, now out of print.
Manifolds, Tensor Analysis, and Applications, 1983, 1988.
with Jerrold E. Marsden and Tudor Ratiu.
First edition, 1983, by Addison Wesley.
Second edition, 1988, by Springer-Verlag.
Dynamics, the Geometry of Behavior
With Chris Shaw.
First edn. 1982-1988, in 4 parts, by Aerial Press, out-of-print. Transl. in Japanese.
Second edn., 1992, revised and improved, also in four colors, from Addison-Wesley, out-of-print.
Third edn., spiral-bound and monochrome, out-of-print.
Fourth edn., eBook, new setting, CD available from Aerial Press.
Fifth edn., 2016, new printing in four colors on paper.
Chaos in Discrete Dynamical Systems, 1997.
Book/CDROM, with Laura Gardini and Christian Mira.
Introduction and visual account of a new frontier of chaos theory in two dimensions.
The Chaos Avant-garde, 2000.
Memories of the Early Days of Chaos Theory.
Edited by Ralph Abraham and Yoshisuke Ueda.
Contributions by Steve Smale, Yoshisuke Ueda, Ralph Abraham, Edward Lorenz
Christian Mira, Floris Takens, T.Y. Li, James Yorke, and Otto Roessler
Transl. in Japanese.

Revised 2 September 2016 by Ralph