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Crusading for Chemistry: The Professional Career of Charles Holmes Herty
Crusading for Chemistry: The Professional Career of Charles Holmes Herty
 
Our Price: $45.00
Year: 1995
Pages: 474
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 820316717

Product Code: 756799627

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Germaine M. Reed (au). A study of an internationally known scientist who played a significant role in the professionalization of Amer. chemistry. Herty (1867-1938) received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the Johns Hopkins Univ., taught at the Univ. of Georgia & at the Univ. of N.C. He developed an improved system of turpentining that revolutionized the Amer. naval stores industry. He served as pres. of the ACS, & ed. of its industrial journal. He urged military preparedness on the Wilson admin., lobbied Congress for protection of war-born chem. industries, & promoted continued cooperation & research by bus., govít., & univ. This exhaustively researched biography enhances our understanding of how Amer. science-based ind. developed in the early 20th cent. Photos.

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