3 edition of **The Roots of General Relativity** found in the catalog.

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Published
**September 1, 2001** by Routledge .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | Peter Galison (Editor) |

The Physical Object | |
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Number of Pages | 352 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL7496747M |

ISBN 10 | 0415937167 |

ISBN 10 | 9780415937160 |

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