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The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

William H. Brock

9780198716488
Paperback
January 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction maps the historical development of chemistry from man's earliest exploration in the Stone Age to the nanotechnology of today's materials science. In this succinct but comprehensive overview Brock balances the approaches to - and interpretations of - the subject, revealing chemistry's rich and diverse history.

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Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Peter Atkins

9780199683970
Paperback
February 2015

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins inspires us to look at chemistry through new eyes. Considering the remarkable achievements chemistry has made, he presents a fascinating, clear, and rigorous exploration of the world of chemistry - its structure, core concepts, and contributions to the material comfort and culture of the modern world.

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What is Chemistry?

£11.99

Peter Atkins

9780199683987
Hardback
August 2013

If humans had not harnessed chemistry, we would all literally still be living in the Stone Age. Peter Atkins celebrates the importance of this most fundamental science; and in non-technical lay language, he explains its concepts, components, and methods. A marvellous primer for anyone who would like to understand chemistry.

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Reactions: The private life of atoms

£12.99

Peter Atkins

9780199668809
Paperback
February 2013

Through an innovative combination of image and text, Peter Atkins explains the processes involved in chemical reactions. He introduces the 'tool kit' of basic reactions, such as precipitation, corrosion, and catalysis, and shows how these building blocks are brought together in more complex processes such as photosynthesis.

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The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip Ball

9780192840998
Paperback
April 2004

Very Short Introductions

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Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip Ball

9780192854308
Paperback
November 2003

Very Short Introductions

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Why Chemical Reactions Happen

£29.99

James Keeler, Peter Wothers

9780199249732
Paperback
March 2003

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