BULLETIN FOR THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY
Number 5, Winter 1989
NOTE: This issue is now open access.
|Introduction. A brief overview of what is to follow and why||Jane A. Miller||3|
|The Legacy of Lavoisier. A perspective on how Lavoisier's work is
still intertwinned within the fabric of modern chemistry
|William A. Smeaton||4|
|Lavoisier's Politics. More than just a chemist, Lavoisier considered
himself as part of the enlightened bourgeoisie
|Arthur L. Donovan||10|
|Scientific Revolutionaries Caught in Political Revoltion: Priestley and Lavoisier.
Some ironic parallels and paradoxes in the scientific and political fates of two famous 18th century chemists
|J. Edmund White
|Lavoisier and the Conservation of Weight Principle.
What Lavoisier did and did not say on this important subject
|Lavoisier the Experimentalist.
Lavoisier was not only a theorist but a consummate designer of experiments and apparatus
|Frederic L. Holmes||24|
|Instruments of the Revolution: Lavoisier's Apparatus.
Much of it is still to be seen, if one only knows where to look
|A. Truman Schwartz||31|
|Books of the Chemical Revolution. Part III of this series
describes the manual and manifesto of the revolution, Lavoisier's Traite Elementaire de Chimie of 1789
|Ben B. Chastain||34|
|The Ingenious, Lively and Celebrated Mrs. Fulhame and the Dyer's Hand.
Vindicating the rights of women and independent chemical thought at the same time
|Derek A. Davenport and Kathleen M. Ireland||37|
|Thomas Duche Mitchell and the Chemistry of Principles.
Tying up the loose ends of the Chemical Revolution
|William B. Jensen||42|
|A Biographical Checklist.||48|
|A Revolutionary Timetable.||49|