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Chemistry and the Enlightenment

Author: Ian Jackson; Edwin Newman
Publisher: Ashland : Knowledge Products, Inc., [2006]
Series: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the 17th and 18th centuries, scientists went beyond Aristotle's four elements (Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water) to catalogue nature's many basic elements. New materials and potions stimulated visions of wealth and healing; soon, new theories of atomic structure and combustion laid the foundation for practical applications that blossomed into the Industrial Revolution."
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Jackson; Edwin Newman
ISBN: 9781433238451 1433238454
OCLC Number: 454079635
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
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Duration: 2:40:19.
Performer(s): Read by Edwin Newman.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 38409 KB; MP3 file size: 75284 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Science & discovery.; Audio classics series.
Responsibility: script by Ian Jackson ; edited by Jack Sommer and Mike Hassell.].

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"In the 17th and 18th centuries, scientists went beyond Aristotle's four elements (Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water) to catalogue nature's many basic elements. New materials and potions stimulated visions of wealth and healing; soon, new theories of atomic structure and combustion laid the foundation for practical applications that blossomed into the Industrial Revolution."

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