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Einstein in Berlin

Author: Thomas Levenson
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows eighteen years in the life of the eminent scientist, from his 1914 arrival in Berlin, through his scientific accomplishments and his role as a peacemaker following World War I, to his 1932 departure from Germany.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levenson, Thomas.
Einstein in Berlin.
New York : Bantam Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)623250183
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Levenson
ISBN: 055310344X 9780553103441
OCLC Number: 50851655
Description: viii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Suspicion against every kind of authority --
Consistency and simplicity --
This 'great epoch' --
All the loathsome nonsense --
Unnecessary erudition --
My grandest dreams have come true --
Is the old jehovah still alive? --
I have become far more tolerant --
Slavery made to appear civilized --
Negation of superstition --
I prefer to string along with my countryman, jesus christ --
Some kind of high-placed red --
State of mind ... akin to that of a ... lover --
St. francis einstein --
Grow[ing] angry with my fellow men --
That business about causality --
Reich german --
Singular tension --
I, at any rate, am convinced --
Our necessarily primitive thinking --
While wolves wait outside --
Who is mary pickford --
Bird of passage --
As long as i have any choice in the matter.
Responsibility: Thomas Levenson.
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Follows eighteen years in the life of the eminent scientist, from his 1914 arrival in Berlin, through his scientific accomplishments and his role as a peacemaker following World War I, to his 1932 departure from Germany.

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