The Development of Chemistry, 1789-1914: Selected essays

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David M. Knight
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Atoms - 622 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The decomposition of the fixed alkalies
17
Combinations of oxymuriatic gas and oxygene
48
On the firedamp of coal mines
73
On the relation between the specific gravities
89
Experimental researches on the diffusion of gases
104
Gerhardt and anhydrous acids
119
Chemistry and agriculture
136
The progress of science in elementary schools
253
Indigo and its artificial production
260
The chemical work of W÷hler
278
Newtons Principles and chemistry
299
On metallic carbonyls
323
Liquid atmospheric air
338
Argon
352
Cathode rays
369

On mauve and magenta
147
On the combining power of atoms
165
Chemical constitution
197
On the newest colouring matters
205
The Royal College of Chemistry
216
On the revived theory of phlogiston
225
On the sulphurous impurity in coal gas
238
Diamonds
385
KekulÚ Memorial Lecture
431
Liquid hydrogen
482
Bunsen
499
Ions of electrolysis
513
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David Knight is a writer. He lives in Colorado.

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