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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 39, Number 1, 2014

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TITLE Author Page
Number
CITATION FOR CHEMICAL BREAKTHROUGH AWARD:
MENDELEEV'S PERIODIC SYSTEM OF THE ELEMENTS
David E. Lewis
Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
1
DECORATING WITH EXPLOSIVES: THE USE OF
AURUM FULMINANS AS A PURPLE PIGMENT


Supplemental Information
Nicholas Zumbulyadis
Independent Scholar
7
ON THE HISTORY OF PRUSSIAN BLUE:
THOMAS EVERITT (1805-1845) AND EVERITT'S SALT
Alexander Kraft
Gesimat GmbH, Berlin
18
A TRANSNATIONAL NETWORK OF CHEMICAL KNOWLEDGE:
THE PREPARADORES AT THE LISBON POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL
IN THE 1860s AND 1870s
Bernardo Jerosch Herold, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon;
Wolfram Bayer, Ignaz-Lieben-Gesellschaft, Vienna
26
A CENTURY OF BASE-PROMOTED DECOMPOSITION OF
HYDRAZONES: THE EARLY CAREER OF
NIKOLAI MATVEEVICH KIZHNER (1867-1935)
Vladislav Suntsov and David E. Lewis
Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
43
THE TWO FACES OF RADIUM IN EARLY AMERICAN NUCLEAR CULTURE Matthew Lavine
Mississippi State University
53
THE PATH TO CONDUCTIVE POLYACETYLENE Seth C. Rasmussen
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University
64
IN DEFENSE OF THE USE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE
IN SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION, 1965-1985:
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DELIBERATIONS AND AN INGENIOUSLY
CLEVER TAKEOFF ON THE THEME BY R. B. WOODWARD


Supplemental Information
Joseph Gal, Departments of Medicine and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver;
Jeffrey I. Seeman, Department of Chemistry, University of Richmond
73
     
BOOK REVIEWS    
The Secrets of Alchemy Lawrence M. Principe; 2013 95
Dictionnaire de chimie: Une approche étymologique et historique P. de Menten; 2013 97
Alexander Borodin: Composer, Scientist, Educator. A Biography William Vijvers; 2013 98
Organic Chemistry Principles in Context: A Story Telling Historical Approach

Comment and Response
Mark M. Green; 2012 99
UCL Chemistry Department 1828-1974 Alwyn Davies and Peter Grant; 2013 101
Pioneers of Quantum Chemistry E. Thomas Strom and Angela K. Wilson, Eds.; 2013 102
A Festival of Chemistry Entertainments Jack Stocker and Natalie Foster, Eds.; 2013 103
     
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS   105

The Cover ... Ad from the New York Times, 1919. See p. 53