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Inventing Chemistry

Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Inventing Chemistry( )
Author: Powers, John C.
Series title:Synthesis Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-67760-6
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
Book Description:

In Inventing Chemistry, historian John C. Powers turns his attention to Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738), a Dutch medical and chemical professor whose work reached a wide, educated audience and became the template for chemical knowledge in the eighteenth century. The primary focus of this study is Boerhaave's educational philosophy, and Powers traces its development from Boerhaave's early days as a student in Leiden through his publication of the Elementa...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Science / Chemistry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds



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