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Fire, water, and air : the story of Antoine Lavoisier

Author: Roberta Baxter
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2009.
Series: Profiles in science (Greensboro, N.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and career of Antoine Lavoisier, discussing his childhood, family, scientific discoveries, work for the government, role in the French Revolution, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Terminology
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Named Person: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Baxter
ISBN: 9781599350875 1599350874
OCLC Number: 255142796
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Early life --
Early science --
Water, fire, and air --
The oxygen theory --
Government work --
Attack on phlogiston --
The language of chemistry --
The French Revolution --
Legacy.
Series Title: Profiles in science (Greensboro, N.C.)
Responsibility: Roberta Baxter.
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Examines the life and career of Antoine Lavoisier, discussing his childhood, family, scientific discoveries, work for the government, role in the French Revolution, and other related topics.

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