In 1921, five years after the appearance of his comprehensive
paper on general relativity and twelve years before he left Europe
permanently to join the Institute for Advanced Study, Albert
Einstein visited Princeton University, where he delivered the
Stafford Little Lectures for that year. These four lectures
constituted an overview of his then-controversial theory of
relativity. Princeton University Press made the lectures available
under the title "The Meaning of Relativity," the first book by
Einstein to be produced by an American publisher. As subsequent
editions were brought out by the Press, Einstein included new
material amplifying the theory. A revised version of the appendix
"Relativistic Theory of the Non-Symmetric Field," added to the
posthumous edition of 1956, was Einstein's last scientific
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