From Caveman to Chemist: Circumstances and Achievements

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Tracing the oddities of the history of chemistry. Salzberg examines cultural and political influences on the ideas of chemists. He follows the evolution of chemistry from the Stone Age beginnings of ceramics and metallurgy, through the rise and decline of alchemy, to the culmination of classical chemistry in the late nineteenth century. Chapters one through nine lead from prehistoric technology, through ancient and medieval science to the study of chemicals and reactions that resulted in the sixteenth century birth of ...

From Caveman to Chemist: Circumstances and Achievements 1991, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780841217874

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