Chemists in the Period of the University of Florence (1946–Present)

  • Marco FontaniEmail author
  • Mary Virginia Orna
  • Mariagrazia Costa
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Having reached the start of the sixth chapter, we provide a useful gloss to underscore the intellectual honesty owed to those readers who are less knowledgable of the subject at hand. We are aware that, in presenting this chapter, encompassing the contemporary scene at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Florence, we may highlight certain facets of the story regarded by some as unimportant, or we may pass over certain episodes where a further story needed to be told. However, we believe it necessary not to wait for the material addressed to settle down, while real lives remain in motion—we hope that we made the correct editorial choices and decisions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Fontani
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mary Virginia Orna
    • 2
  • Mariagrazia Costa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”University of FlorenceSesto FiorentinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryCollege of New RochelleNew RochelleUSA

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