Historical Atlas of Crystallography
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A little gem of a book not a conventional history but rather a collection of data graphically displayed in the form of time-maps. Brief essays trace the histories of the four branches of crystallography and other crystallographic subjects. The bibliography is detailed, and a beautiful section displa
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Product details

  • Hardback | 158 pages
  • 214 x 298 x 18mm | 798.34g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • X, 158 p.
  • 079230649X
  • 9780792306498

Table of contents

Foreword


Preface


1. Time-Maps as a Cultural Tool, J. Lima-de-Faria


2. Time Maps of Crystallography, J. Lima-de-Faria


3. Brief History of Geometrical Crystallography, Marjorie Senechal


4. Brief History of Physical Crystallography, W.A. Wooster


5. Brief History of Chemical Crystallography. I: Inorganic Compounds, P.B. Moore


6. Brief History of Chemical Crystallography. II: Organic Compounds, Jenny P. Glusker


7. Brief History of Crystal Structure Determination, M.J. Buerger


8. Title pages of Important Works on Crystallography, J. Lima-de-Faria


9. The Domain of Crystallography, Helen D. Megaw


10. Bibliography on the history of Crystallography, J. Lima-de-Faria


Copyright details:


Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers, PO Box 17, 3300AA Dordrecht, Holland.


All rights reserved Copyright (c) International Union of Crystallography.
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Review quote

'The book is extremely well documented with over 500 references to...the book is a valuable and fascinating collection of historical material dealing with fundamental scientific discovery and should be made available to all students of the history of science.' Review from Ambix 39:3 1992
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