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Between 1922-33, Einstein kept travel diaries, in which he recorded his impressions of people and events, and his musings on everything from music and politics to quantum mechanics and psychoanalyst and they are the basis for this personal portrait.
Table of Contents
|Setting the Stage||p. 1|
|Background: Wilhelmine Berlin and the Rush to War||p. 2|
|Before Berlin (1879-1914)||p. 4|
|In Berlin: War and Its Aftermath (1914-1922)||p. 12|
|First Visit to America (1921)||p. 15|
|A Dinner at the Einsteins'||p. 17|
|Journey to the Far East (1922)||p. 21|
|Getting Away||p. 21|
|Sea Voyage to the East||p. 23|
|Colombo and Singapore||p. 26|
|Hong Kong and Shanghai||p. 31|
|Kobe, Kyoto, and Tokyo||p. 34|
|Sendai, Nikko, and Nagoya||p. 41|
|Kyoto and Osaka||p. 43|
|Farewell to Japan: Miyajima, Fukuoka, and Moji||p. 46|
|Homeward Bound: Palestine and Spain (1923)||p. 51|
|Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Colombo, Revisited||p. 51|
|On the Road Again||p. 66|
|South America (1925)||p. 73|
|Back at Home||p. 73|
|At Sea Again||p. 74|
|Back in Berlin||p. 91|
|Dinner with Count Kessler||p. 93|
|New York and Pasadena (1930-1931)||p. 95|
|Berlin 1925-1930||p. 95|
|Voyage to America||p. 99|
|Four Days in New York||p. 102|
|At Sea Again: Havana and Panama||p. 106|
|Berlin and Oxford (1931)||p. 117|
|At Home in Berlin||p. 117|
|Oxford: College Life||p. 123|
|Musical Oxford||p. 126|
|Back to Reality||p. 131|
|Return to Pasadena (1931-1932)||p. 133|
|Across the Atlantic||p. 133|
|Panama and Honduras||p. 137|
|Pasadena Encore||p. 140|
|Oxford, Pasadena, and Last Days in Europe (1932-1933)||p. 149|
|Second Sojourn in Oxford||p. 150|
|At Sea Again||p. 153|
|Pasadena Once More||p. 156|
|Back to Europe||p. 160|
|Last Days in Europe||p. 162|
|Epilogue (1933-1955)||p. 167|
|Settled in Princeton||p. 167|
|Physics, the Bomb, and Politics||p. 169|
|Select Bibliography||p. 211|
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