ALEXANDER WILLIAMSON a victorian chemist and the making of modern japan. (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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ALEXANDER WILLIAMSON a victorian chemist and the making of modern japan.

Author: TAKAAKI INUZUKA
Publisher: [S.l.] UCL PRESS 2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 A Traveller of Intelligence -- 2 Birkbeck Laboratory at UCL -- 3 The Chōshū Five -- 4 The Satsuma Nineteen -- 5 The Fate of the Early Students -- 6 Bridge to Japan's Modernisation -- 7 Towards 'Unity Out of Difference' -- Appendix: The Names of the Chōshū Five and Satsuma Nineteen -- Afterword: Serendipity: The Ever-Widening
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version
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Named Person: Alexander Williamson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: TAKAAKI INUZUKA
ISBN: 9781787359345 1787359344 9781787359314 178735931X
OCLC Number: 1275174221
Accession No: (DE-627)1773366939 (DE-599)KEP068636466 (MiAaJST)j.ctv1fj84dv (EBP)068636466
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 online resource)

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Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 A Traveller of Intelligence -- 2 Birkbeck Laboratory at UCL -- 3 The Chōshū Five -- 4 The Satsuma Nineteen -- 5 The Fate of the Early Students -- 6 Bridge to Japan's Modernisation -- 7 Towards 'Unity Out of Difference' -- Appendix: The Names of the Chōshū Five and Satsuma Nineteen -- Afterword: Serendipity: The Ever-Widening Circle -- Further Reading -- Notes -- Index -- Back Cover.

Alexander Williamson: A Victorian chemist and the making of modern Japan is a short, accessible biography that tells the story of Alexander Williamson, professor of chemistry at UCL (1849-87) and a leading scientist of his time, and the part he played in the modernisation of Japan.

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