The Resource Einstein lived here, Abraham Pais

Einstein lived here, Abraham Pais

Label
Einstein lived here
Title
Einstein lived here
Statement of responsibility
Abraham Pais
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few people have understood what Einstein has said, thought, and done, but many are hungry to know more about him. This companion volume to Abraham Pais's Subtle is the Lord ... enlarges on the way Einstein was perceived by the world at large. His becoming the scientist of greatest renown ever is largely the result of attention by the media, as the author has documented by delving in newspaper and magazine archives, from 1902 to the present. We also learn of his views on religion and on philosophy, his marital problems, and his contacts with personalities ranging from John D. Rockefeller to Charlie Chaplin to Freud to Ghandi. Interviews with Einstein, as well as reports on brief comments and longer addresses by him, help to convey his vivid style of expression as well as his great talent at formulation. He wrote and spoke about pacifism, supranationalism, civil liberties, and the rights and obligation of Jews and Arabs to live together harmoniously in the Middle East. Subjects he was interested in ranged from capital punishment to vegetarianism. These essays were written from the author's special perspective: he is a physicist and he knew Einstein personally for several years. His style is accessible and nonmathematical. This book provides essential information about Einstein the human being which will fascinate and inform both the specialist and the layman
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-2000
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pais, Abraham
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
P25 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physics
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Natuurkundigen
Label
Einstein lived here, Abraham Pais
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780198539940
Lccn
93032095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28721373
  • (OCoLC)ocm28721373
Label
Einstein lived here, Abraham Pais
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780198539940
Lccn
93032095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28721373
  • (OCoLC)ocm28721373

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