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The Resource Einstein : his life and his universe, Walter Isaacson

Einstein : his life and his universe, Walter Isaacson

Label
Einstein : his life and his universe
Title
Einstein
Title remainder
his life and his universe
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative portrait based on the complete body of Einstein's papers offers insight into how the iconic thinker's mind worked as well as his contributions to science, in an account that describes his two marriages, his receipt of the Nobel Prize, and the influence of his discoveries on his personal views about morality, politics, and tolerance
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • National Academies Communication Award, 2008.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
189930
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
I76 2007b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physicists
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Unified field theories
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
his life and universe
Label
Einstein : his life and his universe, Walter Isaacson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 779-800)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main characters -- The light-beam rider -- Childhood, 1879-1896 -- The Zurich Polytechnic, 1986-1900 -- The lovers, 1900-1904 -- The miracle year: quanta and molecules, 1905 -- Special relativity, 1905 -- The happiest thought, 1906-1909 -- The wandering professor, 1909-1914 -- General relativity, 1911-1915 -- Divorce, 1916-1919 -- Einstein's universe, 1916-1919 -- Fame, 1919 -- The wandering zionist, 1920-1921 -- Nobel laureate, 1921-1927 -- Unified field theories, 1923-1931 -- Turning fifty, 1929-1931 -- Einstein's god -- The refugee, 1932-1933 -- America, 1933-1939 -- Quantum entanglement, 1935 -- The bomb, 1939-1945 -- One-worlder, 1945-1948 -- Landmark, 1948-1953 -- Red scare, 1951-1954 -- The end, 1955 -- Einstein's brain and Einstein's mind
Control code
4450097
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
946 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786295289
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007001726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78791681
  • (OCoLC)78791681
Label
Einstein : his life and his universe, Walter Isaacson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 779-800)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main characters -- The light-beam rider -- Childhood, 1879-1896 -- The Zurich Polytechnic, 1986-1900 -- The lovers, 1900-1904 -- The miracle year: quanta and molecules, 1905 -- Special relativity, 1905 -- The happiest thought, 1906-1909 -- The wandering professor, 1909-1914 -- General relativity, 1911-1915 -- Divorce, 1916-1919 -- Einstein's universe, 1916-1919 -- Fame, 1919 -- The wandering zionist, 1920-1921 -- Nobel laureate, 1921-1927 -- Unified field theories, 1923-1931 -- Turning fifty, 1929-1931 -- Einstein's god -- The refugee, 1932-1933 -- America, 1933-1939 -- Quantum entanglement, 1935 -- The bomb, 1939-1945 -- One-worlder, 1945-1948 -- Landmark, 1948-1953 -- Red scare, 1951-1954 -- The end, 1955 -- Einstein's brain and Einstein's mind
Control code
4450097
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
946 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786295289
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007001726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78791681
  • (OCoLC)78791681

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