The Einstein theory of relativity;: Lieber, Lillian Rosanoff The Einstein theory of relativity;: Lieber, Lillian Rosanoff The Einstein theory of relativity;: Lieber, Lillian Rosanoff The Einstein theory of relativity;: Lieber, Lillian Rosanoff

The Einstein theory of relativity;

Lieber, Lillian Rosanoff

Published by Farrar & Rinehart, inc, 1945
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Rinehart & Co. [Published date: 1945]. Hard cover, 324 pp. No subsequent printings listed. In good condition/ NO dust jacket, but with a slip case (probably not original to the book). Red cloth covered boards with blind stamped illustration on front cover and gold lettering on spine. Light bumping, scuffing and soiling to edges of covers. Lettering on spine is moderately to heavily rubbed with some of the gold rubbed off. Binding tight. Previous owner's name and date in ink on top of front paste down and a number also in ink in the top corner of the paste down as well. Pages lightly aged but otherwise unmarked with occasional light spotting. NOT Ex-Library. No remainder marks. [From Preface] In this book on the Einstein Theory of Relativitythe attempt is made to introduce just enough mathematics to HELP and NOT to HINDERthe lay reader; ?lay" can of course apply to various domains of knowledse ? perhaps then we should say:the layman in Relativity.Many ?popular" discussions ofRelativity, without any mathematics at all,have been written.But we doubt whether even the best of these can possibly give to a novice an adequate idea of what it is all about.What is very clear when expressedin mathematical language sounds ?mystical" in ordinary lansuage.On the other hand,there are many discussions,including Einstein's own papers, which are accessible to the experts only. We believe that there is a class of readers who can get very little out of either of these two kinds of discussion - readers who know enough about mathematics to follow a simple mathematical presentation of a domain new to them, built from the ground up, with sufficient tails to bridge the gaps that exist FOR THEM in both the popular and the expert presentation. This book is an attempt to satisfy the needs of this kind of reader. Charming illustrations by Hugh Gray Lieber. Bookseller Inventory # 20151105004

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Title: The Einstein theory of relativity;

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, inc

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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