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The Historical Background of Chemistry (1956)

by Henry M. Leicester

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Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- Chemistry as a science can hardly be said to have begun much before the sixteenth century.
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Professor Leicester traces the development of chemistry through the thoughts and ideas of practitioners and theorists, from Aristotle and Plato to Curie and 20th-century nuclear scientists. Throughout, the relationship of chemical advances to a broader world history is recognized and stressed. 15 figures. Name and subject indexes. 1956 edition.

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