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 Title Pages
 Frontispiece
 Epigraph
 Foreword
 Preface

1 Introduction 
2 Einstein’s First Trip to America 
3 Structure and Contents of the Meaning of Relativity 
1 Physics and Geometry 
2 The Principles of General Relativity 
3 The First Solutions and the Challenge of Their Interpretation 
4 Einstein and the Astronomers 
5 The Genesis of Relativistic Cosmology 
6 The Controversy over Gravitational Waves 
7 Philosophical Debates on General Relativity 
8 The Quest for a Unified Field Theory 
9 Early Monographs on Relativity 
10 Beyond the Formative Years  Space and Time in Prerelativity Physics
 The Theory of Special Relativity
 The General Theory of Relativity
 The General Theory of Relativity (Continued)

Appendix For the Second Edition 
Appendix II Generalization of Gravitation Theory 
Appendix II Relativistic Theory of the Nonsymmetric Field 
1 Introductory Remarks 
2 Einstein’s Lectures  Biographical Notes
 Index
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 The Formative Years of Relativity
 Author(s):
Diana Kormos Buchwald
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 Princeton University Press
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 Title Pages
 Frontispiece
 Epigraph
 Foreword
 Preface

1 Introduction 
2 Einstein’s First Trip to America 
3 Structure and Contents of the Meaning of Relativity 
1 Physics and Geometry 
2 The Principles of General Relativity 
3 The First Solutions and the Challenge of Their Interpretation 
4 Einstein and the Astronomers 
5 The Genesis of Relativistic Cosmology 
6 The Controversy over Gravitational Waves 
7 Philosophical Debates on General Relativity 
8 The Quest for a Unified Field Theory 
9 Early Monographs on Relativity 
10 Beyond the Formative Years  Space and Time in Prerelativity Physics
 The Theory of Special Relativity
 The General Theory of Relativity
 The General Theory of Relativity (Continued)

Appendix For the Second Edition 
Appendix II Generalization of Gravitation Theory 
Appendix II Relativistic Theory of the Nonsymmetric Field 
1 Introductory Remarks 
2 Einstein’s Lectures  Biographical Notes
 Index