The Development of Chemistry: Classic Works 1789-1914

1st Edition

David Knight

Published August 13, 1998
Reference - 4144 Pages
ISBN 9780415179126 - CAT# RU17529
Series: Classic Books in the History of Science

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This set covers a century's literature on discovery in chemistry, incorporating both classic works by eminent chemists (including Faraday and Boyle) and a selection of journal articles which present science to a general readership. It covers all aspects of the science: experimental, theoretical, pure and applied chemistry, and also chemical education.
Since chemistry eveolved as a European science, the set includes books by chemists of various nationalities, in the best available translations. It allows the reader an overview of the development of the science through the eyes of notable participants communicationg their vision to contemporaries.

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