A History of the International Chemical Industry (Chemical Sciences in Society)

A History of the International Chemical Industry (Chemical Sciences in Society)

By: Fred Attalion (author), Otto Theodor Benfey (translator), Patrick P. McCurdy (preface_author)Paperback

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Unlike conventional histories written about the field of chemistry, this study presents an international perspective, integrating the story of chemical science with that of the chemical industry, and emphasizing the developments of the twentieth century.

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Contents

Illustrations Foreword Preface: the Chemical Revolution(s) Acknowledgments Introduction Prelude: from Prehistory To the Dawn of Quantitative Chemistry Chapter 1 The First Chemical Manufacturers Chapter 2 Advances in Chemistry During the First Half of the Nineteenth Century Chapter 3 The Great Scientific Breakthroughs from 1850 To 1914 Chapter 4 Developments During the Period Spanning the Two World Wars (1914-1945) Chapter 5 World War 11 and Its Consequences for World Chemicals Chapter 6 The New Facts of World Chemicals Since 1973 Appendix Indexes

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780812212976
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9780812212976
  • ISBN10: 0812212975
  • translations: French

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