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Periodic tales : a cultural history of the elements, from arsenic to zinc /

Hugh Aldersey-Williams.

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Main Author: Aldersey-Williams, Hugh.
Published: New York : Ecco, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Periodic law - History. | Chemical elements - History. | Discoveries in science. | SCIENCE / General | Chemical elements - History. | Periodic law - Tables - History.
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Physical Description: xvii, 428 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780061824722 (hardback : acid-free paper)
0061824720 (hardback : acid-free paper)
Summary: "In the spirit of A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING, an energetic and wide-ranging book of discovery and discoverers, of exploitation and celebration, and of superstition and science, all in search of the ways the chemical elements are woven into our culture, history, and language"--

More Details for: Periodic tales : a cultural history of t