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Albert Einstein: A Biography

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Folsing has also written biographies of Galileo and Roentgen. He focuses on how Einstein's personality and background combined with his intellectual powers to produce the scientific discoveries he is known for. He steers between hero worship and prurient curiosity, and balances between explanations of the science and narratives of Einstein's life. Translated from Albert Einstein: Eine Biographie published in 1993 by Suhrkamp Verlag.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 821-847) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670855452
Subtitle:
A Biography
Translator:
Folsing, Albrecht
Author:
Folsing, Albrecht
Author:
Osers, Ewald
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Einstein, albert, 1879-1955
Subject:
Physicists
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Einstein, Albert
Subject:
Physicists -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
no. 29
Publication Date:
19970301
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
889
Dimensions:
9.35x6.35x2.14 in. 2.99 lbs.

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