Second edition, 1995. Authorized translation by Robert W. Lawson.

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@Book{Einstein:1995:RSG, author = "Albert Einstein", title = "{Relativity}: the {Special} and the {General Theory}", publisher = pub-CROWN-TRADE-PAPERBACKS, address = pub-CROWN-TRADE-PAPERBACKS:adr, edition = "Second", pages = "xiii + 188", year = "1995", ISBN = "0-517-88441-0", ISBN-13 = "978-0-517-88441-6", bibdate = "Mon Nov 21 05:53:26 MST 2005", bibsource = "http://www.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bib/einstein.bib; library.ox.ac.uk:210/ADVANCE", note = "Authorized translation by Robert W. Lawson.", acknowledgement = ack-nhfb, author-dates = "1879--1955", tableofcontents = "Part I. The Special Theory of Relativity \\ 1: Physical Meaning of Geometrical Propositions \\ 2: The System of Co-ordinates \\ 3: Space and Time in Classical Mechanics \\ 4: The Galileian System of Co-ordinates \\ 5: The Principle of Relativity (in the Restricted Sense) \\ 6: The Theorem of the Addition of Velocities Employed in Classical Mechanics \\ 7: The Apparent Incompatibility of the Law of Propagation of Light with the Principle of Relativity \\ 8: On the Idea of Time in Physics \\ 9: The Relativity of Simultaneity \\ 10: On the Relativity of the Conception of Distance \\ 11: The Lorentz Transformation \\ 12: The Behaviour of Measuring-Rods and Clocks in Motion \\ 13: Theorem of the Addition of the Velocities. The Experiment of Fizeau \\ 14: The Heuristic Value of the Theory of Relativity \\ 15: General Results of the Theory \\ 16: Experience and the Special Theory of Relativity \\ 17: Minkowski's Four-Dimensional Space \\ Part II. The General Theory of Relativity \\ 18: Special and General Principle of Relativity \\ 19: The Gravitational Field \\ 20: The Equality of Inertial and Gravitational Mass as an Argument for the General Postulate of Relativity \\ 21: In What Respects Are the Foundations of Classical Mechanics and of the Special Theory of Relativity Unsatisfactory? \\ 22: A Few Inferences from the General Principle of Relativity \\ 23: Behaviour of Clocks and Measuring-Rods on a Rotating Body of Reference \\ 24: Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Continuum \\ 25: Gaussian Co-ordinates \\ 26: The Space--Time Continuum of the Special Theory of Relativity Considered as a Euclidean Continuum \\ 27: The Space--Time Continuum of the General Theory of Relativity Is Not a Euclidean Continuum \\ 28: Exact Formulation of the General Principle of Relativity \\ 29: The Solution of the Problem of Gravitation on the Basis of the General Principle of Relativity \\ Part III. Considerations on the Universe as a Whole \\ 30: Cosmological Difficulties of Newton's Theory \\ 31: The Possibility of a ``Finite'' and Yet ``Unbounded'' Universe \\ 32: The Structure of Space According to the General Theory of Relativity Appendices \\ 1: Simple Derivation of the Lorentz Transformation \\ 2: Minkowski's Four-Dimensional Space (``World'') \\ 3: The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity (a). Motion of the Perihelion of Mercury (b). Deflection of Light by a Gravitational Field (c). Displacement of Spectral Lines towards the Red \\ 4: The Structure of Space According to the General Theory of Relativity \\ 5: Relativity and the Problem of Space", }

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