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Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1955-1981


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Correspondence about Peierls's 'nonmathematical no-jargon account of physics' The Laws of Nature, published and written primarily as a contribution to the family financial crisis caused by the university costs of Gaby and Ronnie Peierls (see Bird of Passage, p. 219). The book was dedicated, at Genia's suggestion, 'To the Treasurer of Somerville College, Oxford and the Bursar of Caius' College, Cambridge, but for whom this book would not have been written'.


  • Creation: 1955-1981

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 11619/40/E.1-2

Related Materials

See MS. Eng. misc. b. 218/D.1-3.

Repository Details

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