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ISBN: 1108016839 / ISBN-13: 9781108016834

Conversations on Chemistry; In Which the Elements of That Science Are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated by Experiments

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Bright, humorous and engaging, Marcet's best-selling 1805 book was designed to introduce women to scientific ideas.

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  • Conversations on Chemistry: In Which the Elements of That Science Are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated by Experiments (Cambridge University Press) – Trade paperback (2010)
    by Jane Marcet, Marcet Jane Haldimand

    Conversations on Chemistry: In Which the Elements of That Science Are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated by Experiments

    Trade paperback, Cambridge University Press
    2010
    English
    412 pages

    ISBN: 1108016839
    ISBN-13: 9781108016834

    Jane Haldimand Marcet (1769-1858) was a pioneer in the field of education who wrote accessible introductory books on science and economics. Noting that women's education 'is seldom calculated to prepare their minds for abstract ideas', she resolved to write books that would inform, entertain and improve a generation of female readers. First published anonymously in 1805, her two-volume work Conversations on Chemistry swiftly became a standard primer going through sixteen editions in England alone, and is credited with ... Show more

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