Soft covered book titled A SHORT HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY by J.R. Partington, 1989, 415 pages
Praised for its balanced coverage of both physical and organic chemistry, Professor Partington's well-known text explores a variety of topics. The first four chapters examine the origins of chemistry and applied chemistry, of alchemy and early medical chemistry. Subsequent sections consider early studies on combustion and the nature of the atmosphere, the discovery of gases, Lavoisier and the foundation of modern chemistry, laws of combining proportions and atomic theory; Davy, Berrqelious and electrochemical theory; the beginnings and development of organic chemistry, the theory of valency, history of physical chemistry, periodic law, and the structure of the atom.
This book is in VG+ condition. Pages clean and intact, binding is tight. A must have for your library.
short history of chemistry j r partington physical organic book
- Product Code: aa981
- Length: 9 inches
- Width: 6 inches
- Pages: 415
- ISBN: 9780486659770
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