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Enlightenment science in the romantic era : the chemistry of Berzelius and its cultural setting

Author: Evan Marc Melhado; Tore Frängsmyr
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Series: Uppsala studies in history of science, 10.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume remedies the scarcity of accessible, modern assessments of Berzelius.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jöns Jakob Berzelius, friherre; Jacob Berzelius; Jöns Jacob Berzelius; Jöns Jacob Berzelius; Jöns Jakob Berzelius, friherre
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Marc Melhado; Tore Frängsmyr
ISBN: 0521417759 9780521417754
OCLC Number: 25025259
Description: xiv, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Berzelius and his time; 2. 'Truth, The Angel of Light': Berzelius, Agardh and Hwasser; 3. Berzelius and the atomic theory: the intellectual background; 4. Berzelius, Dalton and the chemical atom; 5. Berzelius's animal chemistry: from physiology to organic chemisty, 1805-1814; 6. Novelty and tradition in the chemistry of Berzelius (1803-1819); 7. Berzelius as godfather of isomorphism; 8. Berzelius, the dualistic hypothesis, and the rise of organic chemistry; 9. Berzelius as a European traveller; A selected bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Uppsala studies in history of science, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Evan M. Melhado and Tore Frängsmyr.
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'This collection of essays helps us considerably to see Berzelius's life and work in depth and in perspective.' The Times Higher Education Supplement

 
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