The History of Chemistry

This new book provides an overview of the subject from the earliest times to the present and includes results of recent research into the history of chemistry. Extensively illustrated throughout, the book will appeal to all chemists interested in the history of their subject, and is an invaluable so...

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Main Author: Hudson, John
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Macmillan Education UK 1992, 1992
Edition:1st ed. 1992
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Early Processes and Theories Alchemy From Alchemy to Chemistry
  • Phlogistic and Pneumatic Chemistry Lavoisier and the Birth of Modern Chemistry
  • The Chemical Atom Electrochemistry and to Dualistic Theory
  • The Foundation of Organic Chemistry
  • The Karlsruhe Congress and its Aftermath Organic Chemistry since 1860
  • Atomic Structure, Radiochemistry and Chemical Bonding
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Chemistry and Society
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Index