Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:05:13 -0600
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From: "Ashbrook, Peter" <AshbrookP**At_Symbol_Here**MISSOURI.EDU>
Subject: Any Good Chem History Books
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You might try "Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World" 
by Simon Garfield. I found it a little slow to get into, but it was quite a
 good story.


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rbara Gore
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Any Good Chem History Books?


I'm a community college chemistry instructor and I don't know any history o
f chemistry.  I'm trying to remedy that.

Does anyone know of good, interesting chemistry history books or references
?  Also, any good resources for history of chemists that might be interesti
ng and/or have interesting anecdotes?

Barb Gore

Barbara Gore
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee Drive at  Rt. 47
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9454
Phone:  (630) 466-2454
FAX:  (630) 466-2441

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