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Supergravity, together with string theory, is one of the most significant developments in theoretical physics. Written by two of the most respected workers in the field, this is the first-ever authoritative and systematic account of supergravity. The book starts by reviewing aspects of relativistic field theory in Minkowski spacetime. After introducing the relevant ingredi ...more
Hardcover, 622 pages
Published April 5th 2012 by Cambridge University Press
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Books that give a good introduction and overview of supergravity are very rare, but this done does exactly that in a very good way. It is of course highly recommended to have a decent mathematical background and working through (quantum) mechanics and general relativity before starting on this one.