AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLII, No. 1, March 1995. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLII, No. 1, March 1995.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1995. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 64 pp. Ambix is the beautifully-produced journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC). "Founded in 1937, SHAC has consistently maintained the highest standards of scholarship in all aspects of the history of alchemy and chemistry from early times to the present." Articles: Science as Cultural Ornament: Bunsen, Kirchhoff and Helmholtz in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Baden. By Frank A.J.L. James; Artificial Dyes in John Lightfoot's Broad Oak Laboratory. By Anthony S. Travis; Chemical Organisation in Australia and New Zealand. By Ian D. Rae; Essay Review: The Chemistry of Light. Fits, Passions and Paroxysms: Physics, Method and Chemistry and Newton's Theories of Colored Bodies and Fits of Easy Reflections. By Alan E. Shapiro. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press,1993. Rev. by R.W. Home; Reviews of Books: The Mirror of Alchimy Composed by the Thrice-Famous and Learned Fryer, Roger Bachon. Edited by Stanton J. Linden. (English Renaissance Hermeticism Series, vol. 4). New York. Garland Publishing Inc., 1992. Rev. by G. Rees; The Enlightenment of Matter. The Definition of Chemistry from Agricola to Lavoisier. By Marco Beretta. Canton, MA. Science History Publications, 1993. Rev. by A.M. Duncan; Linné et la France (1780-1850). By Pascal Duris. (Histoire des idées et critique littéraire, vol. 318). Genève. Librairie Droz, 1993. Rev. by W.A. Smeaton; The Teaching of Science at Christ's Hospital Since 1900 AD. Compiled by Gordon Van Praagh. Crawley, W. Sussex. Frognal Publishers, 1992. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Highlights of Chemistry as Mirrored in Helvetica Chemica Acta. Edited by M. Volkan Kisakürek and Edgar Heilbronner. Basel. Verlag Helvetica Chemica Acta; Weinheim. VCH Verlagsgesellschaft, 1994. Rev. by George B. Kauffman; vuotta toimintaa kemian hyväski-Suomalaisten Kemistien Seura 1919-1994. By Lauri Ninistö. Helsinki. Suomalaisten Kemistien Seura, 1994. Rev. by George B. Kauffman; Collins Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. Edited by Trevor Williams. Glasgow. Harper Collins Publishers, 1994. Rev. by John Hudson; Machines are Frozen Spirit. The Scientification of Refrigeration and Brewing in the 19th Century - A Weberian Interpretation. By Mikael Hård. Frankfurt am Maine. Campus Verlag, 1994. Rev. by Ray Anderson; Chemical Sciences in the Modern World. Edited by Seymour Mauskopf. (The Chemical Sciences in Society Series.) Philadelphia, PA. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993. Rev. by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent; From Chemical Philosophy to Theoretical Chemistry. Dynamics of Matter and Dynamics of Disciplines 1800-1950. By Mary Jo Nye. Berkeley, CA.; University of California Press, 1993. Rev. by Martin D. Saltzman; The Earth, Humanity and God. By Colin A. Russell. (The Templeton Lectures, Cambridge, 1993). London. UCL Press, 1994. Rev. by Ben Mepham; Fritz Haber. Chemiker, Nobelpreisträger, Deutscher, Jude. Eine Biographie. By Dietrich Stoltzenberg. Weinheim. VCH, 1994. Rev. by Peter Alter; Opting for Oil: The Political Economy of Technological Change in the West German Chemical Industry, 1945-1961. By Raymond G. Stokes. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1994. Rev. by Jeffery A. Johnson. Fine Condition. Item #34394

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