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Albert Einstein : a biography

Author: Alice Calaprice; Trevor Lipscombe
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readers will understand why he was named the Person of the Century by Time magazine.Albert Einstein: A Biography will cover the entire history of this brilliant physicist's life and career,  Read more...

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Named Person: Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Calaprice; Trevor Lipscombe
ISBN: 0313330808 9780313330803
OCLC Number: 492408585
Description: 1 vol. (xxiii-161 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Why Einstein? "It Is a Known Fact That I Was Born..." Training the Mind To Love and to Work The Physics of the "Year of Miracles," 1905 Academic Life in Switzerland The Early Berlin Years: War and Pacifism The Road to General Relativity The Later Berlin Years: Postwar Turmoil and the Rise of Hitler On the Road Again Coming to America Final Years of an "Enfant Terrible" Einstein's Legacy Appendix: The Story of Einstein's Famous Brain Chronology Bibliography Index
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Alice Calaprice and Trevor Lipscombe.

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