AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVI, No. 1, March 1999. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVI, No. 1, March 1999.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1999. 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: The Rise of Analytical Chemistry and its Consequences for the Development of the German Chemical Profession (1780-1860) by Ernst Homburg; Protein Chemists Bypass the Colloid/Macromolecule Debate by Charles Tanford and Jacqueline Reynolds; Reviews of Books: J.J. Thomson and the Discovery of the Electron. By A.A. Davies and I.J. Falconer. Rev. by Michael Sutton; Electron: A Centenary Volume. Ed. by Michael Springford. Rev Isobel Falconer; The Diaries of John Dee. Ed. by Edward Fenton. Rev. by John Henry; Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist. By Jean-Pierre Poirer; and Lavoisier: la rivoluzione chimica. By Marco Beretta. Rev. by Noel Coley; Selected Scientific Works of Hans Christian Ørsted. Ed. And tr. By Karen Jelved, Andrew D. Jackson and Ole Knudsen. Rev. by David Knight; Coleridge: Darker Reflections. By Richard Holmes. Rev. by David Knight; Women in Chemistry. Their Changing Roles from Alchemical Times to the Mid-twentieth Century. By Marlene and Geoffrey Rayner-Canham. Rev. by Katherine D. Watson; The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe 1789-1914. Ed. By David Knight and Helge Kragh. Rev. by A.J. Rocke; Inventing Polymer Science. Staudinger, Carothers and the Emergence of Macromolecular Chemistry. By Yasu Furukawa. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Private Science, Biotechnology and the Rise of the Molecular Sciences. Ed. By Arnold Thackray. Rev. by Sally M. Horrocks. Fine Condition. Item #34412

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