Book ID: CBB000600699

A World on Fire: A Heretic, an Aristocrat, and the Race to Discover Oxygen (2005)


Jackson, Joe (Author)


Publication Date: 2005
Physical Details: 414 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

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Authors & Contributors
Beretta, Marco
Bensaude-Vincent, Bernadette
Abbri, Ferdinando
Basu, Prajit K.
Anderson, Wilda C.
Tiggelen, Brigitte van
Science and Education
Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
化学史研究 [Kagakushi kenkyū; Journal of the Japanese Society for the History of Chemistry]
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Science History
University of Iowa
Indiana University
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Philosophy of science
Discovery in science
Priestley, Joseph
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
Scheele, Carl Wilhelm
Bochaute, Karel van
Ekeberg, Anders Gustaf
Dandolo, Vincenzo
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
United States
American Chemical Society

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