Table of contents for Transforming matter : a history of chemistry from alchemy to the buckyball / Trevor H. Levere.


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Contents:



1 First Steps: From Alchemy to Chemistry?

2 Robert Boyle: Chemistry and Experiment

3 A German Story: What Burns, and How

4 An Enlightened Discipline: Chemistry as Science and Craft

5 Different Kinds of Air

6 Theory and Practice: The Tools of Revolution

7 Atoms and Elements

8 The Rise of Organic Chemistry

9 Atomic Weights Revisited

10 The Birth of the Teaching-Research Laboratory

11 Atoms in Space

12 Physical Chemistry

13 The Nature of the Chemical Bond

14 Conclusion: Where Now, and Where Next? New Frontiers



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chemistry History