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Relativity in our time

from physics to human relations

by Mendel Sachs

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMendel Sachs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.6 .S25 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 162 p. ;
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1422618M
    ISBN 100748401172, 0748401180
    LC Control Number93033030

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