Robert Robinson: Chemist Extraordinary
Sir Robert Robinson was among the last of the great organic chemists in the chemical tradition, achieving brilliant results with extremely simple apparatus. In this area he may be compared with Ernest Rutherford and his colleagues at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, who revolutionized atomic physics with equipment based on “string and sealing wax”. Apart from his academic career he also had a long association with the chemical industry. In a long life he earned many honours, including…
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This is the only full length biography of Sir Robert Robinson, one of the last great organic chemists in the classical tradition. The book provides coverage of Robinson's work, muc..
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This fascinating and unique history of the Oxford Chemistry School shows how the University and individuals have advanced chemistry...
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British chemistry has traditionally been depicted as a solely male endeavour. However, this perspective is untrue: the allure of chemistry has attracted women since the earliest ti..
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Chemistry as it is known today is deeply rooted in a variety of thought & action, dating back at least as far as the fifth century B.C. In this book, Joseph Fruton weaves together ..
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This book provides an historical overview of the recent developments in the history of diverse fields within chemistry. It follows on from Recent Developments in the History of Che..
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Robert Burns Woodward was the star of 20th-century organic chemistry. An MIT graduate by age 19, Woodward's ingenious notions about organic synthesis and his artful methodology wer..
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Through new perspectives from a mix of original monographs, biographies, autobiographical memoirs, edited collections of essays and documentary sources, translations, classic repri..