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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 36, Number 1, 2011

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TITLE Author Page
Number
CHAIRS' LETTER 1
EDITOR'S LETTER 2
"NOTITIA COERULEI BEROLINENSIS NUPER INVENTI" ON THE
300th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION ON PRUSSIAN BLUE
Alexander Kraft
Gesimat GmbH, Berlin
3
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY BEFORE OSTWALD: THE TEXTBOOKS OF
JOSIAH PARSONS COOKE
William B. Jensen
University of Cincinnati
10
BENJAMIN SILLIMAN, JR.'S 1874 PAPERS: AMERICAN CONTRIBUTIONS
TO CHEMISTRY
Martin D. Saltzman
Providence College
22
THE RISE AND FALL OF DOMESTIC CHEMISTRY IN HIGHER EDUCATION
IN ENGLAND DURING THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
Corner Brook, Newfoundland
35
DENISON-HACKH STRUCTURE SYMBOLS: A FORGOTTEN EPISODE
IN THE TEACHING OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
William B. Jensen
University of Cincinnati
43
LETTER: Vedic Hinduism and the Four Elements Neale R. Neelameggham 51
     
BOOK REVIEWS    
Pharmacy and Drug Lore in Antiquity: Greece, Rome, Byzantium John Scarborough; 2009 52
Materials and Expertise in Early Modern Europe Ursula Kein and E. C. Spary, Eds.; 2010 54
The Historiography of the Chemical Revolution: Patterns of
Interpretation in the History of Science
John G. McEvoy; 2010 56
Much Ado about (Practically) Nothing: A History of the Noble Gases David E. Fisher; 2010 57
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine
in Jazz Age New York
Deborah Blum; 2010 58