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written by P. A. M. Dirac
published by the Princeton University Press
This is a text written by Nobel Prize winner Paul Dirac about the mathematical foundations of general relativity, specifically the mathematical description of curved spacetime.  This book is written on the upper undergraduate level and is intended to introduce the reader to general relativity through a math-first perspective.
Pages 68
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- Linear Algebra and Tensors
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- Mathematics
Relativity
- General Relativity
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© 1996 Princeton University Press
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Keywords:
Dirac, curved space, general relativity, math-first, spacetime, tensors
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P. Dirac, (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1996), pp. 68, WWW Document, (http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5813.html).
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P. Dirac, General Theory of Relativity (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1996), pp. 68, <http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5813.html>.
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Dirac, P. (1996). General Theory of Relativity (pp. 68). Princeton: Princeton University Press. Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5813.html
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Dirac, P. A. M.. General Theory of Relativity. 68. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5813.html (accessed 2 September 2014).
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Dirac, P. A. M.. General Theory of Relativity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. 68. 8 Jan. 1996. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5813.html>.
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