ERIC Number: EJ582708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Getting Technical: The Vicissitudes of Academic Industrial Chemistry in Nineteenth-Century Britain.
Donnelly, J. F.
History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, v26 n2 p125-43 Jun 1997
Recounts the history of chemistry instruction in English higher education, particularly the development of technical, or industrial, chemistry. Describes attempts to develop independent courses and departments of technical chemistry in the second half of the 19th century and the difficulties experienced. Extends the discussion to applied science in general. (DSK)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)