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Atoms and alchemy

chymistry and the experimental origins of the scientific revolution

by William Royall Newman

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Alchemy -- History.,
  • Chemistry -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam R. Newman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .N484 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3414383M
    ISBN 100226576965, 0226576973
    LC Control Number2005030542

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