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Author Esterson, Allen, 1936- author.

Title Einstein's wife : the real story of Mileva Einstein-Marić / Allen Esterson and David C. Cassidy ; contribution by Ruth Lewin Sime.

Publication Info. [Minneapolis, Minn.] : Highbridge Audio, p2019.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  CDBK 92 EINSTEIN-MARC    DUE 02-08-22 Billed
Edition Unabridged.
Description 8 audio discs (9.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 093000
Description digital optical stereo rda
Note Title from container.
Compact discs.
Performer Narrated by Elizabeth Wiley.
Summary Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva Einstein-Marić, was forgotten for decades. When a trove of correspondence between them beginning in their student days was discovered in 1986, her story began to be told. Some of the tellers of the "Mileva Story" made startling claims: that she was a brilliant mathematician who surpassed her husband, and that she made uncredited contributions to his most celebrated papers in 1905, including his paper on special relativity. This book, based on extensive historical research, uncovers the real "Mileva Story." Mileva was one of the few women of her era to pursue higher education in science; she and Einstein were students together at the Zurich Polytechnic. Mileva's ambitions for a science career, however, suffered a series of setbacks--failed diploma examinations, a disagreement with her doctoral dissertation adviser, an out-of-wedlock pregnancy by Einstein. She and Einstein married in 1903 and had two sons, but the marriage failed. Was Mileva her husband's uncredited coauthor, unpaid assistant, or his essential helpmeet? It's tempting to believe that she was her husband's secret collaborator, but the authors of Einstein's Wife look at the actual evidence, and a chapter by Ruth Lewin Sime offers important historical context. The story they tell is that of a brave and determined young woman who struggled against a variety of obstacles at a time when science was not very welcoming to women.
Subject Einstein-Marić, Mileva, 1875-1948.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Marriage.
Women mathematicians -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- Serbia -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- Germany -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Serbia -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Germany -- Biography.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. (OCoLC)fst00032023
Einstein-Marić, Mileva, 1875-1948. (OCoLC)fst00162703
Marriage. (OCoLC)fst01010443
Mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01012154
Women mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01178130
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Serbia. (OCoLC)fst01692602
Genre/Form Audiobooks. (OCoLC)fst01726208
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Added Author Cassidy, David C., 1945- author.
Sime, Ruth Lewin, 1939- author.
Wiley, Elizabeth, 1962 April 21- narrator.
Added Title Story of Mileva Einstein-Marić
Mileva Einstein-Marić
Standard No. 9781684571765 53999
ISBN 9781684571765
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