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A first course in general relativity

Bernard F. Schutz

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Published
**2009** by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

- General relativity (Physics),
- Astrophysics

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. [378]-385) and index.

Statement | Bernard F. Schutz. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC173.6 .S38 2009 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xv, 393 p. : |

Number of Pages | 393 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23877175M |

ISBN 10 | 9780521887052 |

LC Control Number | 2009497226 |

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