The Romance of Modern Chemistry

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James C. Philip

Narrated By: J.M. Smallheer

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 8 hours 43 minutes

Summary:

A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of chemistry at The Imperial College of Science and Technology, Kensington, provides a "description in non-technical language of the diverse and wonderful way which chemical forces are at work, and their manifold application in modern life" in 1910. Professor Philip relates many of the key chemical discoveries of early academic researchers in the context of the practical uses to which these discoveries were applied in the early 20th century. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

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