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Brock, W. H. (William Hodson)

Overview
Works: 69 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 5,844 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: QD11, 540.9
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Most widely held works by W. H Brock
The Norton history of chemistry by W. H Brock ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the rise of a sophisticated science, from the alchemists' futile attempts to turn lead into gold, through the emergence of the modern study of chemistry in the work of Boyle, Lavoisier, and Dalton, to the twentieth-century breakthroughs of Linus Pauling and others
The chemical tree : a history of chemistry by W. H Brock ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The case of the poisonous socks : tales from chemistry by W. H Brock ( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of essays containing 42 tales of chemists and their discoveries from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
The atomic debates; Brodie and the rejection of the atomic theory; three studies by W. H Brock ( Book )
8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justus von Liebig : the chemical gatekeeper by W. H Brock ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the founding fathers of organic chemistry and also a great teacher, the German scientist Justus von Liebig transformed scientific education, medical practice, and agricultural in Great Britain. William H. Brock's fresh interpretation of Liebig's stormy career shows how he moved chemistry into the sociopolitical marketplace, demonstrating its significance for society in food production, nutrition, and public health. Through his controversial ideas on artificial fertilizers and recycling, his theory of disease, and his stimulating suggestions concerning food and nutrition, he warned the world of the dangers of failing to recycle sewage or to replace soil nutrients
From protyle to proton : William Prout and the nature of matter, 1785-1985 by W. H Brock ( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H. E. Armstrong and the teaching of science, 1880-1930 by W. H Brock ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fontana history of chemistry by W. H Brock ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and German and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Crookes (1832-1919) and the commercialization of science by W. H Brock ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science for all : studies in the history of Victorian science and education by W. H Brock ( Book )
11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 studies in English (four published for the first time here) show how problematic it is to try to make science available to all. Covering the history of Victorian science and education, these studies shed light on science, education and culture in modern
The lamp of learning : Taylor & Francis and the development of science publishing by W. H Brock ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chemistry and the chemical industry in the 19th century : the Henrys of Manchester and other studies : Wilfred Vernon Farrar, 1920-1977 by Wilfred Vernon Farrar ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Tyndall, essays on a natural philosopher ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Justus von Liebig und August Wilhelm Hofmann in ihren Briefen (1841-1873) by Justus Liebig ( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lamp of learning : two centuries of publishing at Taylor & Francis by W. H Brock ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the development of Taylor and Francis in this text is more than an isolated account of one small company - it throws light on the whole process of scientific communication during the last 200 years. In this bicentenary edition the story of the company's growth from the launch of the "Philosophical Magazine" and other scientific periodicals and books, into a significant academic publishing player is brought within the context of late 20th-century innovation and expansion
Justus von Liebig : eine Biographie des grossen Naturwissenschaftlers und Europäers by W. H Brock ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies in physics by W. H Brock ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chemistry and the chemical industry in the 19th century : the Henrys of Manchester and other studies by Wilfred Vernon Farrar ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leicestershire's lunatics : the institutional care of Leicestershire's lunatics during the nineteenth century by Henry Gilbert Orme ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de la química by W. H Brock ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brock, W.
Brock, W. H.
Brock, W. H. (William Hodson)
Brock, William
Brock, William H.
Brock, William H., 1936-
Brock, William H. (William Hodson)
Brock, William Hodson
Hodson Brock, William
ブロック, W. H
Languages
English (104)
German (18)
Spanish (3)
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