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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Volume 38, Number 1, 2013

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TITLE Author Page
Number
REPORT: A Citation for Chemical Breakthrough Award to an
Italian High School, the Scientific Liceo Amedeo Avogadro of Vercelli,
for Avogadro's 1811 Paper
Teresa Celestino
School of Advanced Studies, University of Camerino, Italy
1
HIST'S CITATION FOR CHEMICAL BREAKTHROUGH AWARDS:
THE FIRST PAPER OR THE “BREAKTHROUGH” PAPER?
Jeffrey I. Seeman
Department of Chemistry, University of Richmond
4
CITATION FOR CHEMICAL BREAKTHROUGH AWARDS: CHOOSING
PASTEUR'S AWARD-WINNING PUBLICATION
Joseph Gal
Departments of Medicine and Pathology,
University of Colorado School of Medicine
7
CHARLES M. HALL'S PERSISTENT QUEST OF PATENTS FOR REFINING
ALUMINUM METAL BY ELECTROLYSIS
Norman C. Craig
Oberlin College
13
WILHELM HEINTZ (1817-1880) AND THE CHEMISTRY OF THE FATTY ACIDS (1)
Peter J. Ramberg
School of Science and Mathematics, Truman State University
19
150 YEARS AFTER THEIR EMERGENCE: A NEW LOOK AT LOSCHMIDT'S
REPRESENTATIONS OF BENZENE
Heinz D. Roth
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,
Wright-Rieman Laboratories, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
29
GEORGE DOWNING LIVEING AND THE ORIGINS OF CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS
IN GREAT BRITAIN
William B. Jensen
Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati
37
FIFTY YEARS OF VASKA'S COMPOUND (1)
Rein U. Kirss
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Northeastern University
52
ANIONIC NAMES OF ACIDS — AN EXPERIMENT IN CHEMICAL NOMENCLATURE
Nenad Raos, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia;
Tomislav Portada, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia;
Vladimir Stilinović, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
61
ON THE ORIGINS OF A TOOL FOR CHEMISTS, THE DEAN-STARK APPARATUS
Pierre Laszlo
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France and University of Liège, Belgium
67
     
BOOK REVIEWS    
The Chemical History of Color Mary Virginia Orna; 2013 73
King of Poisons: A History of Arsenic John Parascandola; 2012 74
Early Russian Organic Chemists and their Legacy David E. Lewis; 2012 76
Inventing Chemistry. Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts John C. Powers; 2012 77
Sir James Dewar, 1842-1923: A Ruthless Chemist J. S. Rowlinson; 2012 79
Progresive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780-1820 Leslie Tomory; 2012 80