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edited by Stephen Hawking and Werner Israel
published by the Cambridge University Press
Written in honor of Albert Einstein's 100th birthday, this text was created by 21 experts in the theory of relativity to present the current state of research in the subject.  Written at a very high level, especially in the mathematics, the survey tracks the history, development, and consequences of the theory of general relativity.

This book is out of print, but is available from used-book sellers.
Pages 944
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General Physics
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Relativity
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© 1979 Cambridge University Press
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Keywords:
equivalence principle, general relativity, spacetime, survey, tensors
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, edited by S. Hawking and W. Israel, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1979), pp. 944, WWW Document, (http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item1131443/?site_locale=en_US).
AJP/PRST-PER
General Relativity; An Einstein Centenary Survey, , edited by S. Hawking and W. Israel, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1979), pp. 944, <http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item1131443/?site_locale=en_US>.
APA Format
Hawking, S., & Israel, W. (Eds.). (1979). General Relativity; An Einstein Centenary Survey (pp. 944). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved September 21, 2014, from http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item1131443/?site_locale=en_US
Chicago Format
Hawking, Stephen, and Werner Israel, eds. General Relativity; An Einstein Centenary Survey. 944. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979. http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item1131443/?site_locale=en_US (accessed 21 September 2014).
MLA Format
Hawking, Stephen, and Werner Israel, eds. General Relativity; An Einstein Centenary Survey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979. 944. 30 Sep. 1980. 21 Sep. 2014 <http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item1131443/?site_locale=en_US>.
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