The Resource Einstein at home : recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933, by Friedrich Herneck ; edited and translated by Josef Eisinger

Einstein at home : recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933, by Friedrich Herneck ; edited and translated by Josef Eisinger

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Einstein at home : recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933
Title
Einstein at home
Title remainder
recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933
Statement of responsibility
by Friedrich Herneck ; edited and translated by Josef Eisinger
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
These intimate, candid descriptions of the private life of Albert Einstein come from a series of interviews with Herta Waldow, a housekeeper who lived with Einstein and his wife and daughter from 1927 to 1933 at their residence in Berlin. After World War II, science historian Friedrich Herneck interviewed Ms. Waldow and published the conversations in the former East Germany. Unavailable in English till now, these five interviews offer fascinating glimpses into the great scientist?s daily routines while he lived as a celebrated scientist in Weimar Germany. With a detailed introduction that puts these interviews in context, these colorful conversations create a vivid picture of Albert Einstein the man
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Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
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  • 530.092
  • B
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illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
H41213 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Einstein at home : recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933, by Friedrich Herneck ; edited and translated by Josef Eisinger
Label
Einstein at home : recollections of his housekeeper, 1927 to 1933, by Friedrich Herneck ; edited and translated by Josef Eisinger
Publication
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Originally published in German: Einstein privat : Herta W. erinnert sich an die Jahre 1927 bis 1933 / Friedrich Herneck (Berlin : Der Morgen, c1978)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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rdacontent.
Contents
Introductory remarks -- Friedrich Herneck, historian of science in difficult times, by Dieter B. Herrmann -- Einstein's Road to Berlin---and beyond, by Josef Eisinger -- Einstein at home, Herta W. recalls the years 1927 to 1933, by Friedrich Herneck
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23 cm
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Extent
204 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781633881464
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(pbk.)
Lccn
2016007972
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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SALBT
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illustrations
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  • (SKY)sky280660900
  • 1205119
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