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BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY

Number 21, 1998

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TITLE Author Page
Number
THE 1995 DEXTER AWARD ADDRESS. THE CHEMICAL ORIGINS OF PRACTICAL PHYSICS William H. Brock 1
ALMER McDUFFIE McAFEE (1886-1972): COMMERCIAL CATALYTIC CRACKING PIONEER. Paul T. Buonora 12
EARLY WOMEN CHEMISTS IN RUSSIA: ANNA VOLKOVA, IULIIA LERMONTOVA,
AND NADEZHDA ZIBER-SHUMOVA.
Mary R. S. Creese 19
PAUL D. BARTLETT'S CHEM 17a: A PIONEER COURSE IN PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. Leon B. Gortler and Martin D. Saltzman 25
THE pH METER, A PRODUCT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CROSSOVERS. Carl E. Moore and Bruno Jaselskis 32
MICHAEL POLANYI'S EARLY YEARS IN SCIENCE. Gabor Pallo 39
MAX LE BLANC'S STUDIES ON ELECTROLYTIC POLARIZATION. John T. Stock 44
MYER E. JAFFA: PIONEERING CHEMIST IN THE FOOD AND NUTRITION SCIENCES. Patricia B. Swan and Kenneth J. Carpenter 51
Book Notes.

Enough for One Lifetime: Wallace Carothers, Inventor of Nylon


Arrhenius. From Ionic Theory to the Greenhouse Effect

Edward Frankland: Chemistry, Controversy and Conspiracy in Victorian England

A Life as Lived

Eilhard Mitscherlich. Prince of Prussian Chemistry
[Translation in English of Eilhard Mitscherlich: Baumeister
am Fundament der Chemie
, Deutsches Museum, Munchen, 1992.
See Bull. Hist. Chem. 1992-93, No. 13-14, p70 for review.]
M. W. Hermes, American Chemical Society and Chemical Heritage Foundation,
Washington, DC, 1996.

Elisabeth Crawford, Science History Publication/USA, Canton, MA, 1996.

Colin A. Russell, Cambridge University PRess, Cambridge, MA, 1996.

Leonore Hollander, Raspberry Press, Sebastopol, CA, 1996.

Hans-Werner Schutt, American Chemical Society and Chemical Heritage Foundation,
Washington, DC, 1997.
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