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Nationalizing science Adolphe Wurtz and the battle for French chemistry by Alan J. Rocke

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Wurtz, Charles Adolphe, -- 1817-1884,
  • Chemistry -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Chemists -- France -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-436 and index.

StatementAlan J. Rocke.
SeriesTransformations, Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
LC ClassificationsQD22.W87 R63 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15509726M
ISBN 100262182041
LC Control Number00041854

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