Table of contents for Nylon and bombs : Dupont and the march of modern America / Pap Ndiaye ; translated by Elborg Forster.

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Introduction
Chapter 1. The Birth of Chemical Engineering
Chapter 2. From Ammonia to Nylon: Technologies and Careers
Chapter 3. Culture and Politics at Du Pont before World War II
Chapter 4. The Forgetten Engineers of the Bomb
Chapter 5. Heyday and Decline of Chemical Enineering
Conclusion
Notes
Essay on Sources and Historiography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company -- History.
Chemical industry -- United States -- History.
Research, Industrial -- United States -- History.
Military-industrial complex -- United States -- History.