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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Number 4, Fall 1989

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TITLE Author Page
Number
The 1989 Oesper Lecture. Some thoughts on our German chemical heritage Paul R. Jones 3
Books of the Chemical Revolution. Part II of this series describes
the first textbook of the revolution,
Fourcroy's Elemens d'Histoire Naturelle et de Chimie of 1786
Ben Chastain 8
Bochard and the Oxyhydrogen Blowpipe.
Breaking the temperature barrier in the 18th century
Elsa Gonzalez 11
Kasimir Fajans. The first installment of a two-part study of an important,
but often neglected, 20th century chemist
Reynold Holmen
15
The History of the Dexter Award Part IV of this continuing series
explores the award's third decade
Aaron Ihde 23
The 1988 Bibliography. Introducing a new resource for the historian of chemistry   27
Book Notes
Chemische Studien

Konstitutions-Formeln der Organischen Chemie in
Graphischer Darstellung

Johann J. Loschmidt, Reproductions of the Original 1861 and
1913 Editions, Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, 1989.

Johann J. Loschmidt, Reproductions of the Original 1861 and
1913 Editions, Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, 1989.
29
Translations. Concerning the oxidizing properties of copper nitrate   31
Divisional News
Awards
Notes from Members
Events of Interest
Future Meetings
  31
Parting Shots. The world's largest hydrogen sulfide test William B. Jensen 34