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- From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story
- The Nature and History and The Great Art of Alchemy
- From alchemy to chemistry
The history of chemistry represents a time span from ancient history to the present. By BC, civilizations used technologies that would eventually form the basis of the various branches of chemistry. Examples include the discovery of fire, extracting metals from ores , making pottery and glazes, fermenting beer and wine , extracting chemicals from plants for medicine and perfume , rendering fat into soap , making glass , and making alloys like bronze.
From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story
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The Nature and History and The Great Art of Alchemy
Though the modern world views alchemy as little more than witchcraft and an inherent hindrance to progress, in reality alchemy may have been a precursor to modern chemistry. Alchemy has had an influence on a vast range of scientific discoveries. This paper examines the arguments of different historians who studied alchemy. Twentieth century historian E. Holmyard posits that early chemistry was not influenced by alchemy whatsoever. In his view, alchemy was an unscientific distraction.
Alchemy and colour: an article for the UCL chemistry departmental bulletin. Download PDF. An article written for the UCL chemistry department, If you were a painter during the Renaissance, you were probably something of an alchemist too. That's not to say that you spent your time trying to make gold; but you would have been familiar with the chemical manipulation of matter. You had to be-for there were no art shops, no Winsor and Newton, in those days: you had to make your own paints.
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From alchemy to chemistry
From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story gives readers an illustrated tour of how chemistry developed. Integrating the contents of his two earlier books, A Chemical History Tour and The Art of Chemistry, the author has included over high-quality reproductions of figures from rare books spanning years of chemical publications in his rare-book collection. The illuminating and entertaining essays that accompany each illustration explain the imagery's meaning and significance in the context of both historical scientific beliefs and modern chemical science. Several essays are new to this edition.
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