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Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) by Alan J. Rocke

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • History of science,
  • Science funding & policy,
  • Chemistry (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • History,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Science / History,
  • 1817-1884,
  • 19th century,
  • Biography,
  • Chemistry,
  • Chemists,
  • France,
  • Wurtz, Charles Adolphe,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9589846M
ISBN 100262182041
ISBN 109780262182041

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He then discusses the turning point in Wurtz's intellectual life—his conversion to the "reformed chemistry" of Laurent, Gerhardt, and Williamson—and his efforts to persuade his colleagues of the advantages of the new , Adolphe Wurtz () called chemistry "a French science." In fact, however, Wurtz was the most. Buy Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry by Alan J Rocke online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. In , Adolphe Wurtz () called chemistry "a French science." In fact, however, Wurtz was the most internationalist of French chemists. Born in Strasbourg and educated partly in the laboratory of the great Justus Liebig, he spent his career in Paris, where he devoted himself to introducing German ideas into French scientific circles.

Rocke, A: Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry (Transformations: Studies on the History of Science and Technology): Rocke, Alan J.: ews: 1. Buy Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry by Rocke, Alan J. online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Alan J. Rocke. Charles Adolphe Wurtz (French: ; 26 November – 10 May ) was an Alsatian French is best remembered for his decades-long advocacy for the atomic theory and for ideas about the structures of chemical compounds, against the skeptical opinions of chemists such as Marcellin Berthelot and Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire is well known by organic chemists for the Wurtz. Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry: Rocke, Alan: : BooksAuthor: Alan Rocke.

Rent or Buy Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry - by Alan J. Rocke for as low as $ at Voted . Book, Print in English Nationalizing science: Adolphe Wurtz and the battle for French chemistry Alan J. Rocke. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, © xi, pages (Adolphe), Chemistry — France — History — 19th century. Chemists —. After looking at the early careers of Wurtz's two mentors, Liebig and Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Rocke describes Wurtz's life and career in the politically complex period leading up to He then discusses the turning point in Wurtz's intellectual life--his conversion to the reformed chemistry of Laurent, Gerhardt, and Williamson--and his efforts to persuade his colleagues of the advantages of.   - Buy Nationalizing Science – Adolphe Wurtz & the Battle for French Chemistry (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) book online at best prices in India on Read Nationalizing Science – Adolphe Wurtz & the Battle for French Chemistry (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) book reviews & Author: Alan J. Rocke, Jed Z. Buchwald.