**String Theory**

by Neil Lambert

**Publisher**: King's College London 2010**Number of pages**: 47

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From the table of contents: Introduction: Why String Theory?; Classical and Quantum Dynamics of Point Particles; Classical and Quantum Dynamics of Strings; Light-cone gauge; Curved Spacetime and an Effective Action; Superstrings.

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