Image Not Available

A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

Pais, Abraham

Published by Princeton University Press (1997), Princeton, 1997
From Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark (Svendborg, Denmark)

AbeBooks Seller Since 06 December 1998 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: 46.58 Convert Currency
Shipping: 13.17 From Denmark to U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

orig.cloth Minor rubbing. Slight page-edge soil. VG., dustwrapper. 24pp photoplates 24x16cm, xvi,511,(24)pp Contents: Europe: Descent; Early Years; Bachelor's Degrees in Amsterdam; Of Music, Films & Other Diversions; First Contacts with Zionism; Utrecht: M.Sc. & Ph.D.; War; Occupation of Holland; Sho'ah; Wartime Experiences of My Family & Me; War's Aftermath: A Last Lesson in Dutch History; My Final Months in Holland; Getting to Know Niels Bohr; America: It Is Time to Speak of America: The State of the Union 1946: The U.S., Princeton, & the Institute for Advanced Study; Enter Einstein & Other Interesting New Acquaintances; In Which Oppenheimer Becomes Director & I a Long-Term Member of the Institute; Oppenheimer: Glimpses of a Complex Man; My Career Unfolds; About Unexpected New Physics, Old Friends & a Grand Tour; Of the Beginnings of Theoretical Particle Physics, Some Baseball History & Two Long Summer Journeys; Of Symmetry & My Longest Journey; Greenwich Village, American Citizenship & the Oppenheimer Affair; Of My Best Work & a Year's Leave of Absence: The Death of Einstein; My First Trip to Russia & My First Marriage; Enter Joshua. The 1950s, Concluded; Times of Great Change: The Early 1960s; Changing My Workplace from Princeton to New York; What Befell Me in the Late 1960s; The 1970s; A Career Change; My Final Years - So Far; Approaching the Millenium. Minor rubbing. Slight page-edge soil. VG., dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 009986

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life...

Publisher: Princeton University Press (1997), Princeton

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Terms & conditions:
Prices are listed in US Dollars / Euros. For shipping & handling charges, kindly enquire. Insurance optional & extra. Uninsured parcels shipped at customer's risk.

Please note that special terms and conditions apply. Kindly enquire. Institutions/Booksellers kindly provide VAT Registration Number with Order.

Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
VAT Registration Nr. DK-15625775
Postboks 220 - Fruerstuevej 43 B
5700 Svendborg

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer