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history of the modern British chemical industry

D. W. F. Hardie

history of the modern British chemical industry

by D. W. F. Hardie

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Chemical industry -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical references.

      Statementby D.W.F. Hardie and J. Davidson Pratt.
      SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library. Chemical industry
      ContributionsPratt, James Davidson, 1891-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP57 .H3 1966
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 380 p.
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5986490M
      LC Control Number66016455
      OCLC/WorldCa477615

      This collection of new essays explores the complex and contested histories of drugs and narcotics in societies from ancient Greece to the present day. The Greek term pharmakon means both medicament and poison. The book shows how this verbal ambivalence encapsulates the ambiguity of man's use of chemically-active substances over the centuries to diminish pain, fight disease, and correct behaviour. ments of the chemical industry during this period. A History of the International Chemical Industry by F. Aftalion (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press ) is an inter-esting account from a current practition-er, but lacks the footnotes and references that might make it acceptable to histori-ans. This new book is .

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Chemical industry, complex of processes, operations, and organizations engaged in the manufacture of chemicals and their derivatives. Raw materials include fossil fuels and inorganic chemicals. An average chemical product is passed from factory to factory several times before it emerges into the market.

      The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. A not-for-profit organisation with over years of history, we promote, support and celebrate chemistry and work to shape the. 1. Records of the British chemical industry The shape of the British chemical industry Origins of the British chemical industry The alkali industry The nitrogen industry The British pharmaceutical industry General and fine inorganic chemicals The organic chemicals industry to the First World War


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T., and Russell, Colin A.; Smith, John Graham (ed.). Archives of the British Chemical Industry, A Handlist. (Oxford: British Society for the History of Science), pp. ISBN Download full volume (pdf; Mb) Purchase out of print Reviews "A model of thoroughness and scholarly.

The Early Years of Chemical Industry: Chemicals have been manufactured for thousands of years. The history of the chemicals industry can be traced back to ancient times, when alkali and limestone were combined to make glass, and sulfur and saltpeter became an explosive that is similar to modern.

The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. Central to the modern world economy, it converts raw materials (oil, natural gas, air, water, metals, and minerals) into more t different products. Chemistry, Society and Environment: A New History of the British Chemical Industry () Articles and book contributions 'Chemical techniques in a pre-electronic age: the remarkable apparatus of Edward Frankland' in Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry, ed.

F.L. Holmes and T.H. Levere (Boston: MIT Press, ), pp. In book: Encyclopaedia of the Modern World Volume 4,Publisher: Oxford University Presspp a second one, from the s onwards, in which steel, the chemical industry Author: Peer Vries.

I gained no insight into either chemistry or the chemical industry. The format of this book is as follows: Half the page is occupied by a slide with a title (e.g. Olefins) and limited content (e.g.

chemical formulae for common olefins).Cited by: 6. History and Development of the Chemical Industry The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. Nowadays it is one of the central pillars of the modern economy, converting raw materials into more t different final products.The aim of this survey is to sketch the history of the chemical industry (mainly in Britain), for the period toand its relationship with contemporary political, social, and scientific developments; much detail will inevitably be omitted for Size: 83KB.The modern chemical industry was virtually called into being in order to develop more rapid bleaching techniques for the British cotton industry.

Its first success came in the middle of the 18th century, when John Roebuck invented the method of mass producing sulfuric acid in lead chambers.