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

Pais, Abraham

Published by Princeton University Press (1997), Princeton, 1997
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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

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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

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