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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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Power. El Dorado ; Going platinum ; Noble metals, ignobly announced ; The ochreous stain ; The element traders ; Among the Carbonari ; Plutonium charades ; Mendeleev's suitcases ; The liquid mirror -- Fire. The circumnavigation of the Sulphur ; Pee is for phosphorus ; 'As under a green sea' ; 'Humanitarian nonsense' ; Slow fire ; Our Lady of Radium ; Nightglow of Dystopia ; Cocktails at the Pale Horse ; The light of the sun -- Craft. To the Cassiterides ; Dull lead's grey truth ; Our perfect reflection ; The worldwide web ; Au zinc ; Banalization ; 'Turn'd to barnacles' ; The Guild of Aerospace Welders ; The March of the Elements -- Beauty. Chromatic revolution ; 'Lonely-chrome America' ; Abbé Suger's sheet sapphire ; Inheritance powder ; Rainbows in the blood ; Crushing emeralds ; The crimson light of neon ; Jezebel's eyes -- Earth. Swedish rock ; Europium Union ; Auerlight ; Gadolin and Samarsky, everymen of the elements ; Ytterby Gruva.

Table of Contents for: Periodic tales : a cultural history of t