ISBN-10:
0521531241
ISBN-13:
9780521531245
Pub. Date:
02/13/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Enlightenment Science in the Romantic Era: The Chemistry of Berzelius and its Cultural Setting

Enlightenment Science in the Romantic Era: The Chemistry of Berzelius and its Cultural Setting

by Evan M. Melhado, Tore Frdngsmyr
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ISBN-13: 9780521531245
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/13/2003
Series: Chemistry of Berzelius and Its Cultural Setting
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Berzelius and his time; 2. 'Truth, The Angel of Light': Berzelius, Agardh and Hwasser; 3. Berzelius and the atomic theory: the intellectual background; 4. Berzelius, Dalton and the chemical atom; 5. Berzelius's animal chemistry: from physiology to organic chemisty, 1805-1814; 6. Novelty and tradition in the chemistry of Berzelius (1803-1819); 7. Berzelius as godfather of isomorphism; 8. Berzelius, the dualistic hypothesis, and the rise of organic chemistry; 9. Berzelius as a European traveller; A selected bibliography; Index.

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