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November 11, 1939

Discovery of the Elements

JAMA. 1939;113(20):1836. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800450058040

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The history of chemistry has been told in many ways. Here in brief form is the history of the discovery of each of the elementary substances with profuse illustrations and with brief biographical sketches of many of the noted chemists who contributed to the advancement of chemical science. The book is completed with a chronologic table and contains also a good index.

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