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The Romance of Modern Chemistry

James C. Philip

A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of chemistry at The Imperial College of Science and Technology, Kensington, provides a "description in non-technical language of the diverse and wonderful way which chemical forces are at work, and their manifold application in modern life" in 1910. Professor Philip relates many of the key chemical discoveries of early academic researchers in the context of the practical uses to which these discoveries were applied in the early 20th century. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of chemistry at The Imperial College of Science and Technology, Kensington, provides a "description in non-technical language of the diverse and wonderful way which chemical forces are at work, and their manifold application in modern life" in 1910. Professor Philip relates many of the key chemical discoveries of early academic researchers in the context of the practical uses to which these discoveries were applied in the early 20th century. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)
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A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of chemistry at The Imperial College of Science and Technology, Kensington, provides a "description in non-technical language of the diverse and wonderful way which chemical forces are at work, and their manifold application in modern life" in 1910. Professor Philip relates many of the key chemical discoveries of early academic researchers in the context of the practical uses to which these discoveries were applied in the early 20th century. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

8h 42m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:41


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:28


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:30


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

20:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:52


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

21:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:16


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

20:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

23:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

21:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:35


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:14


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:08


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:51


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:51


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

16:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

19:11


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

18:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

17:35


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

14:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

11:52