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Classical fields, particles, and the theory of relativity

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Published by Gordon & Breach in New York, London .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam R. Davis.
The Physical Object
Pagination395p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18178518M
ISBN 10067702570X
OCLC/WorldCa90560


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