AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVII, No. 3, November 2000. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVII, No. 3, November 2000.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 2000. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 88 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: Ernst Dieffenbach's Comments on the State of Chemistry in Britain in 1846 by W.H. Brock; 'Pillars of the College': Assistants at the Royal College of Chemistry, 1846-1871 by Hannah Gay; The Death of Vitalism and the Birth of Organic Chemistry: Wöhler's Urea; Synthesis and the Disciplinary Identity of Organic Chemistry by Peter Ramberg; Reviews of Books: Joseph Needham's Science and Civilisation in China, volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, part XIII, Mining. By Peter J. Golas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Rev. by Hugh S. Torrens; Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy: Johan Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle. By J.T. Young. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998. Rev. by Sachiko Kusukawa; The Great Exhibition. By John R. Davis. Stroud, Glos: Sutton Publishing, 1999. Rev. by Elsbeth Heaman; A Chemical History Tour. Picturing Chemistry from Alchemy to Modern Molecular Science. By Arthur Greenberg. New York: Wiley Interscience, 2000. Rev. by Pierre Laszlo; John Dee's Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy and the End of Nature. By Deborah E. Harkness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Rev. by John Henry; Luigi Galvani International Workshop: Proceedings. Ed. by Marco Bresadola and Giuliano Pancaldi. Bologna Studies in History of Science, Vol. 7: Dipartimento di Filosophia, Universita di Bologna, 1999. Rev. by David Knight; Disziplin, Profession und Nation: Die Ideologie der Chemie in Frankreich vom Zweiten Kaiserreich bis in die Zwischenkriegzeit. By Ulrike Fell. Deutsch-Französische Kulturbibliothek, Vol. 14. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2000. Rev. by A.J. Rocke; China and Historical Capitalism: Genealogies of Sinological Knowledge. Ed. by Timothy Brook and Gregory Blue. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Rev. by Keith Pratt; The Culture of English Geology, 1815-1851: A Science Revealed through its Collecting. By Simon J. Knell. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000. Rev. by Jack Morrell; Scientist, Soldier, Statesman, Spy. Count Rumford. The Extraordinary Life of a Scientific Genius. By G.I. Brown. Sutton Publishing Ltd.: Phoenix Mill, Thrupp etc. 1999. Rev. by Anna Märker. Fine Condition. Item #34421

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