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Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

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In Inventing Chemistry, historian John C. Powers turns his attention to Herman Boerhaave (1668–1738), a Dutch medical and chemical professor whose work reached a wide, educated audience and became the template for chemical knowledge in the eighteenth century. The primary focus of this study is Boerhaave’s educational philosophy, and Powers traces its development from Boerh
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by University of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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