Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 April 2016

144 Pages | 17 black and white halftones and line drawings

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198716488

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (03)

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 - millions of copies sold worldwide

Also of Interest