Table of contents for Chemical sciences in the 20th century : bridging boundaries / edited by C. Reinhardt ; [with a preface by Roald Hoffmann].


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Foreword (R. Hoffmann).
Preface (C. Meinel).
List of Contributors.
Disciplines, Research Fields, and their Boundaries (C. Reinhardt).
Research Fields and Boundaries in Twentieth-Century Organic Chemistry (P. Morris, et al.).
THEORETICAL CHEMISTRY AND QUANTUM CHEMISTRY.
Theoretical Quantum Chemistry as Science and Discipline: Some Philosophical Remarks on a Historical Issue (N. Psarros).
Issues in the History of Theoretical and Quantum Chemistry, 1927-1960 (A. Simões & K. Gavroglu).
Giovanni Battista Bonino and the Making of Quantum Chemistry in Italy in the 1930s (A. Karachalios).
Between Disciplines: Jean Barriol and the Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory in Nancy (M. Blondel-Mégrelis).
FROM RADIOCHEMISTRY TO NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY AND COSMOCHEMISTRY.
From Radiochemistry to Nuclear Chemistry and Cosmochemistry (X. Roqué).
The Discovery of New Elements and the Boundary Between Physics and Chemistry in the 1920s and 1930s: The Case of Elements 43 and 75 (B. Tiggelen).
The Search for Artificial Elements and the Discovery of Nuclear Fission (R. Sime).
From Geochemistry to Cosmochemistry: The Origin of a Scientific Discipline, 1915-1955 (H. Kragh).
SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY.
Between the Living State and the Solid State: Chemistry in a Changing World (P. Morris).
Biotechnology Before the "Biotech Revolution": Life Scientists, Chemists and Product Development in 1930s--1940s America (N. Rasmussen).
Polymer Science: From Organic Chemistry to an Interdisciplinary Science (Y. Furukawa).
At the Boundaries: Michael Polanyi's Work on Surfaces and the Solid State (M. Nye).
The New Science of Materials: A Composite Field of Research (B. Bensaude-Vincent).
Index. 


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chemistry History 20th century