The Chemical History of a Candle

The Chemical History of a Candle

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by Michael Faraday, Jeanyee Wong
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0877972095

ISBN-13: 9780877972099

Pub. Date: 12/28/1978

Publisher: Cherokee Publishing Company

Originally given as a lecture at the Royal Institution, The Chemical History of a Candle is one of the most popular and widely distributed works of popular science ever written. A remarkably clear and beautifully organized explication of Victorian chemistry and physics, it has gone through myriad editions and translations and has been used to teach the

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Originally given as a lecture at the Royal Institution, The Chemical History of a Candle is one of the most popular and widely distributed works of popular science ever written. A remarkably clear and beautifully organized explication of Victorian chemistry and physics, it has gone through myriad editions and translations and has been used to teach the scientific method in societies as different as the Soviet Union and modern Japan. It also provides a window into the mind and science of Michael Faraday, the greatest experimental physicist of the nineteenth century, and quite possibly of all time.

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ISBN-13:
9780877972099
Publisher:
Cherokee Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/28/1978
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, David Phillips, Professor Emeritus, Imperial College London and President, Royal Society of Chemistry
Acknowledgements
Introduction, Frank A.J.L James
Note on the Published Text
The Text
Note on the Facsimile
The Facsimile

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