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The making of the chemist : the social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914

Author: David M Knight; Helge Kragh
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Knight; Helge Kragh
ISBN: 0521583519 9780521583510
OCLC Number: 37837765
Description: xxi, 353 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Organisation of chemistry in nineteenth-century France / Maurice Crosland --
Chemistry profession in France : the Société Chimique de Paris --
de France 1870-1914 / Ulrike Fell --
Two factions, one profession : the chemical profession in German society 1780-1870 / Ernst Homburg --
Origins of and education and career opportunities for the profession of 'chemist' in the second half of the nineteenth century in Germany / Walter Wetzel --
Chemistry on an offshore island : Britain, 1789-1840 / David Knight --
'Plea for pure science' : the ascendancy of academia in the making of the English chemist, 1841-1914 / Gerrylynn K. Roberts --
British career in chemistry : Sir William Crookes (1832-1919) / William H. Brock --
Development of chemistry in Italy, 1840-1910 / Luigi Cerruti and Eugenio Torracca --
Evolution of chemistry in Russia during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Nathan M. Brooks --
Seeking an identity for chemistry in Spain : medicine, industry, university, the liberal state and the new 'professionals' in the nineteenth century / Agusti Nieto-Galan --
Profession of chemist in nineteenth-century Belgium / Geert Vanpaemel and Brigitte Van Tiggelen --
Chemistry in Ireland / David Knight and Gerrylynn K. Roberts --
Chemistry in the edge of Europe : growth and decline in Sweden / Colin A. Russell --
Out of the shadow of medicine : themes in the development of chemistry in Denmark and Norway / Helge Kragh --
Chemistry and the scientific development of the country : the nineteenth century in Portugal / Antonio M. Amorim da Costa --
Transmission to and assimilation of scientific ideas in the Greek-speaking world, ca 1700-1900 : the case of chemistry / Kostas Gavroglu --
First chemists in Lithuania / Mudis Šalkauskas --
Individuals, institutions, and problems : a review of Polish chemistry between 1863 and 1918 / Stefan Zamecki.
Responsibility: edited by David Knight & Helge Kragh.
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