Book ID: CBB000082347

The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914 (1998)

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Knight, David (Editor)
Kragh, Helge S. (Editor)


Cambridge University Press


Publication Date: 1998
Physical Details: xxi + 353 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Crosland, Maurice: The organisation of chemistry in 19th-century France. Fell, Ulrike: The chemistry profession in France: The Société Chimique de Paris/de France 1870-1914. Homburg, Ernst: Two factions, one profession: The chemical profession in German society 1780-1870. Wetzel, Walter: Origins of and education and career opportunities for the profession of “chemist” in the second half of the 19th century in Germany. Knight, David: Chemistry on an offshore island: Britain, 1789-1840. Roberts, Gerrylynn K.: “A plea for pure science”: The ascendancy of academia in the making of the English chemist, 1841-1914. Brock, William H.: A British career in chemistry: Sir William Crookes (1832-1919). LUIGI CERRUTI, Torracca, Eugenio: Development of chemistry in Italy, 1840-1910. Brooks, Nathan M.: The evolution of chemistry in Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries. Nieto-Galan, Agusti: Seeking an identity for chemistry in Spain: Medicine, industry, university, the liberal state and the new “professionals” in the 19th century. Vanpaemel, Geert, Van Tiggelen, Brigitte: The profession of chemist in 19th-century Belgium. Knight, David, Roberts, Gerrylynn K.: Chemistry in Ireland. Russell, Colin A.: Chemistry on the edge of Europe: Growth and decline in Sweden. Kragh, Helge: Out of the shadow of medicine: Themes in the development of chemistry in Denmark and Norway. Amorim da Costa, Antonio M.: Chemistry and the scientific development of the country: The 19th century in Portugal. Gavroglu, Kostas: The transmission to and assimilation of scientific ideas in the Greek-speaking world, ca 1700-1900: The case of chemistry. Šalkauskas, Mudis: The first chemists in Lithuania. Zamecki, Stefan: Individuals, institutions, and problems: A review of Polish chemistry between 1863 and 1918. Kragh, Helge: The European commonwealth of chemistry.


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Review Kim, M.-G. (2000) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology (p. 311). unapi

Review Lundgren, A. (2000) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (p. 244). unapi

Review Beretta, M. (1999) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences (p. 168). unapi

Review Slater, L.; Brock, D. C. (1999) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 820). unapi

Review Ramberg, P.J. (1999) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Bulletin for the History of Chemistry (pp. 71-72). unapi

Review Rocke, A.J. (1999) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (p. 59). unapi

Review Bensaude-Vincent, (1998) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Nature (pp. 229-30). unapi

Review James, F. A. J. L. (2000) Review of "The making of the chemist: The social history of chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914". Hyle (p. 191). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Brock, William H.
DeKosky, Robert K.
James, Frank A. J. L.
Elder, Eleanor S.
Hall, Trevor H.
Draper, Clifton W.
Journals
Journal of Chemical Education
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
French Studies
Publishers
Prometheus Books
Ashgate
Concepts
Spiritualism
Theory of the elements
Occult sciences
Parapsychology; psychic phenomena
Chemistry
Matter theory
People
Crookes, William
Williams, Charles Hanson Greville
Marignac, Jean Charles Galisard de
Home, Daniel Dunglas
Carpenter, William Benjamin
Zöllner, Johann Karl Friedrich
Places
Great Britain
British Isles
Times
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
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