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Einstein and twentieth-century politics : 'a salutary moral influence'

Author: Richard Crockatt; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Albert Einstein, world-renowned as a physicist, was also publicly committed to radical political views. Despite the vast literature on Einstein, this is the first comprehensive study of his politics, covering his opinions and campaigns on pacifism, Zionism, control of nuclear weapons, world government, freedom, and racial equality.--
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Genre/Form: Quotations
History
Biographies
Electronic book
Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Crockatt; Oxford University Press.
OCLC Number: 1066683358
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 236 pages) : portraits
Contents: The making of a global public intellectual --
Foundations of thought : principles, privacy, and performance --
Pacifism --
Zionism and Israel --
The bomb and the arms race --
World government --
Freedom and cold-war politics.
Other Titles: Einstein and twentieth-century politics (Online)
Responsibility: Richard Crockatt.

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