Creations of Fire Chemistry's Lively History from Alchemy to the Atomic Age
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Description: This text looks at the history of the people behind the greatest discoveries in chemistry. The authors celebrate not only chemistry's theories and breakthroughs but also the times and personalities that shaped it.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/20/2001
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
|ca. 100,000-300 BCE: Prehistoric Chemist to Chemical Philosopher--The Seeds|
|ca. 300 BCE-600 CE: Alexandria and Alchemy|
|ca. 200 BCE-1000 CE: From Rome to Baghdad|
|ca. 1000-1200: Alchemy Translates from East to West|
|ca. 1300-1500: The Evolution of European Alchemy|
|ca. 1600: Philosophers of Fire|
|ca. 1700: The Search for System and Phlogiston|
|ca. 1700: Revolution!|
|ca. 1800-1848: Apres Le Deluge|
|ca. 1800-1848: The Professional Chemist|
|ca. 1848-1914: Thermodynamics--The Heat of the Matter|
|ca. 1830-1914: Organic Chemistry--Up from the Ooze|
|ca. 1848-1914: Inorganic Elements and Ions--New Earths and Airs|
|ca. 1848-1914: Analytical, Industrial, and Biochemistry-- Creations of Coal|
|ca. 1914-1950: Quantum Chemistry-- The Belly of the Beast|
|ca. 1914-1950: Polymers and Proteins: Links in the Chain|
|ca. 1914-1950: New Materials and Methods--Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Grow|
|ca. 1914-1950: Chemical Kinetics--Boom or Bust|
|ca. 1914-1950: Radiochemistry--Dalton Dissected|
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