Chemists and Chemistry


This book series is devoted to the history and development of Chemistry from its early emergence, as a separate discipline, to the present day. This series describes the major research breakthroughs and technical developments which have shaped our current understanding of chemical science. It also presents volumes devoted to scientists who have played a decisive role in the development of Chemistry. The various biographies contained in the series not only highlight their pertinent research, but also events or opinions which make these great personalities even more interesting individuals.
Chemists and Chemistry will be most valuable to historians of Chemistry as well as chemists, chemical engineers and anyone interested in History of Science. The volumes appearing in this series offer informative and enjoyable reading, and can be recommended as supplementary course books.