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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 40, Number 1, 2015

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TITLE Author Page
Number
REDISCOVERING PYROTARTARIC ACID: A CHEMICAL INTERPRETATION
OF THE VOLATILE SALT OF TARTAR
Guido Panzarasa 1
INTRODUCTION TO AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION, "ON THE DIFFERENT EXPLANATIONS OF
CERTAIN CASES OF ISOMERISM" BY ALEKSANDR BUTLEROV
David E. Lewis 9
PRIMARY DOCUMENTS
“ON THE DIFFERENT EXPLANATIONS OF CERTAIN CASES OF ISOMERISM”
Mr. A. Boutlerow
Translated by David E. Lewis
13
WHY ISN'T NOBLE GAS CHEMISTRY 30 YEARS OLDER? THE FAILED (?) 1933 EXPERIMENT
OF YOST AND KAYE
Jay A. Labinger 29
ROBERT PERCY BARNES: FROM HARVARD TO HOWARD UNIVERSITY Sibrina N. Collins 37
SCIENCE AND POLITICS: A CASE STUDY OF THE CROATIAN CHEMICAL JOURNAL Nenad Raos 40
EARLY HISTORY OF POLYPYRROLE: THE FIRST CONDUCTING ORGANIC POLYMER Seth C. Rasmussen 45
     
BOOK REVIEWS    
The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa and Mary Virginia Orna;
2014
56
Great Minds: Reflections of 111 Top Scientists Balazs Hargittai, Magdolna Hargittai and Istvan Hargittai;
2014
58
     
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS   60
BULLETIN EDITORIAL STAFF   61
HIST OFFICERS 2015   61

The Cover ... Aleksandr Butlerov, August Kekulé, Hermann Kolbe and organic structures. See p 9.