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Published: 28 January 2016

168 Pages | 17 black and white halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198716488

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The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

William H. Brock

Very Short Introductions

  • Contains the most recent interpretations by historians of chemistry
  • Reveals the richness and diversity of chemistry in experimentation, theory, and analysis
  • Raises philosophical issues concerning the nature of chemical change
  • Explores the historical tension between physicists' and chemists' approaches to chemical transformation
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide