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Chemistry at Oxford : a history from 1600 to 2005

Author: R J P Williams; Allan Chapman; J S Rowlinson
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2009.
Series: Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating and unique history of the Oxford Chemistry School shows how the University and individuals have advanced chemistry.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R J P Williams; Allan Chapman; J S Rowlinson
ISBN: 9780854041398 0854041397 9781847558855 1847558852
OCLC Number: 244652676
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: An Outline of the History of the University of Oxford with Reference to its Chemistry School; Chapter 2: From Alchemy to Air Pumps: the Foundation of Oxford Chemistry to 1700; Chapter 3: The Eighteenth Century: Chemistry Allied to Anatomy; Chapter 4: Chemistry Comes of Age: the 19th Century; Chapter 5: Research as the Thing: Oxford Chemistry 1912-1939; Chapter 6: Interlude: Chemists at War; Chapter 7: Recent Times 1945-2005: a School of World Renown
Series Title: Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
Responsibility: edited by, Robert J.P. Williams, John S. Rowlinson and Allan Chapman.

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"The Editors themselves fittingly contribute five of the seven chapters of this compelling and scholarly volume...the team deliver a thorough and convincing dissection and analysis of Oxford Read more...

 
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