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Science history : a traveler's guide

Author: Mary Virginia Orna; American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, [2014]
Series: ACS symposium series, 1179.
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A science travel book organized by country and city, and geared toward chemistry as the primary discipline in focus.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Virginia Orna; American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry.
ISBN: 9780841230200 084123020X 9780841230439 0841230439
OCLC Number: 892794778
Description: viii, 384 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Science History on the Road: An Overview ; 2. A View from the Cockpit: A Mid-Summer's <"Flight>" through Chemical ; Europe ; 3. Scientific Scotland ; 4. London as a Center of Science ; 5. Displaying Science in Context at the Royal Institution of Great Britain ; 6. Science in Cambridge ; 7. Paris: A Scientific <"Theme Park>" ; 8. Scientific Florence ; 9. Rome and Northern Italy: Scientific Highlights ; 10. Wonderful Scientific Copenhagen ; 11. Northern Scandinavia: An Elemental Treasure Trove ; 12. The Auer von Welsbach Museum ; 13. Scientific Wanderings in Southern Germany and Austria ; 14. Points East: Selected Science Sites of Central and Eastern Europe ; 15. Scientific Study Tour of Ancient Israel ; 16. Flights of Fancy
Series Title: ACS symposium series, 1179.
Responsibility: Mary Virginia Orna, editor, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York ; sponsored by the ACS Division of the History of Chemistry.
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