The Resource Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson

Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson

Label
Einstein : his life and universe
Title
Einstein
Title remainder
his life and universe
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Title
Einstein
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • National Academies Communication Award, 2008.
  • Quill Book Award for Biography/Memoir, 2007.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
Biography type
individual biography
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189930
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
I76 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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his life and universe
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his life and universe
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Walter Isaacson
Label
Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0708/2006051264-d.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • BTOWN-BRO
  • BTOWN-BRO
  • PIKEC-PET
  • PIKEC-PET
  • ECKRT-ECK
  • ECKRT-ECK
  • KDLVL-KEN
  • KDLVL-KEN
  • WTONC-WAS
  • WTONC-WAS
  • NCSTL-NEW
  • NCSTL-NEW
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
20980753
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxii, 675 pages, 5 unnumbered pages, 16 unnumbered of plates
Isbn
9780739489031
Lccn
2006051264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
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20980753
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm76961150

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