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
Chemical dynamics and etherification
114
Chemical properties and electrical character
124
Indigo and its artificial production
260
The chemical work of Wohler
278
Newtons Principles and chemistry
299
On metallic carbonyls
323
Liquid atmospheric air
338
Argon
352
Cathode rays
369
Diamonds
385

Application of chemistry to military purposes
129
Chemistry and agriculture
136
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
The progress of science in elementary schools
253
Kekule Memorial Lecture
431
Liquid hydrogen
482
Bunsen
499
Ions of electrolysis
513
Stereochemistry
533
Electrolytic dissociation
552
Cannizzaro Memorial Lecture
567
The vacuum flask
585
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David Knight is a writer. He lives in Colorado.

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