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Gordon and Breach Inc, 1977-1985


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Correspondence and papers with publishers and colleagues, relating to A perspective of physics, an annual survey of the fields of modern physics. Volumes 1 and 2 appeared in 1977 and 1978 'introduced and put into perspective' by Peierls. In his letter of 7 May 1978 he declined to undertake a third volume.

Material includes invitation to contribute, contract, discussions and comments, publication and review arrangements, exchanged with London and New York offices of the publishers. Also some discussion of the future of the series and its editorship, and of the new editorial board on which Peierls served. He resigned in 1985, in which year the series was discontinued.


  • Creation: 1977-1985

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. 11619/42/E.29-33

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom