Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 398-400) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Archaeology of chemistry /Robert G.W. Anderson Alchemy, assaying, and experiment /William R. Newman Apparatus and reproducibility in alchemy /Lawrence M. Principe "Slippery substances" : some practical and conceptual problems in the understanding of gases in the pre-Lavoisier era /Maurice Crosland Measuring gases and measuring goodness /Trevor H. Levere Evolution of Lavoisier's chemical apparatus /Frederic L. Holmes "Chemist's balance for fluids" : hydrometers and their multiple identities, 1770-1810 /Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent "Fit instruments" : thermometers in eighteenth-century chemistry /Jan Golinski Platinum and ground glass : some innovations in chemical apparatus by Guyton de Morveau and others /William A. Smeaton Multiple combining proportions : the experimental evidence /Melvyn C. Usselman Organic analysis in comparative perspective : Liebig, Dumas, and Berzelius, 1811-1837 /Alan J. Rocke Chemical techniques in a preelectronic age : the remarkable apparatus of Edward Frankland /Colin A. Russell Bridging chemistry and physics in the experimental study of gunpowder /Seymour H. Mauskopf Laboratory practice and the physical chemistry of Michael Polanyi /Mary Jo Nye.
Dibner Institute studies in the history of science and technology.