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Contents Preface Chapter 1: The Four Elements Chapter 2: Prelude to the Birth of Chemistry Chapter 3: The Skeptical Chymist Chapter 4: The Discovery of the Elements Chapter 5: A Nail for the Coffin Chapter 6: "Only an Instant to Cut Off that Head" Chapter 7: The Atom Chapter 8: Problems with Atoms Chapter 9: The Periodic Law Chapter 10: Deciphering the Atom Epilogue: The Continuing Search Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Chemistry History