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ERIC Number: ED013753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 76
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THE RISE OF THE AMERICAN CHEMISTRY PROFESSION, 1850-1900.
BEARDSLEY, EDWARD H.
THE TRAINING AND ACTIVITIES OF AMERICAN CHEMISTS FROM 1850 TO 1900 IS TREATED IN THIS BOOKLET. FIVE CHAPTERS CONSTITUTE THE VOLUME--(1) EDUCATION IN CHEMISTRY - AMERICAN ORIGINS, (2) EDUCATION IN CHEMISTRY - THE GERMAN INFLUENCE, (3) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION - THE NATIONAL SOCIETIES, (4) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION - THE NATIONAL JOURNALS, AND (5) THE CHEMIST AT WORK. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOURCES IS INCLUDED. THE GROWTH OF CHEMISTRY IN SCHOOLS AND LAND GRANT INSTITUTIONS THAT APPEARED IN THE LATE 1800'S IS TRACED. THE INFLUENCE IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS OF AMERICAN SCHOLARS WHO STUDIED IN THE GERMAN UNIVERSITIES IS DESCRIBED. NUMBERS AND FUNCTIONS OF CHEMISTS IN INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, AND HIGHER EDUCATION ARE TREATED. ALSO DESCRIBED ARE THE RISE OF THE PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND THEIR JOURNALS. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA PRESS, 15 NW 15 STREET, GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601. (RS)
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Identifiers: American Association for Advancement of Science; American Chemical Society; GERMANY; UNITED STATES