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January 18, 1941

Essentials of College Chemistry

JAMA. 1941;116(3):263. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820030085043

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Abstract

The first edition of this volume was reviewed in The Journal, Jan. 29, 1938. Many sections of the present edition have been revised and a new brief chapter on some carbon compounds essential to life processes has been added. The authors have continued the presentation of the fundamentals of chemistry in a style which is clear but necessarily limited. An interesting feature of the new edition—one of great value to the beginning student—is the inclusion of a few pertinent references to modern books and periodical chemical literature at the end of many of the chapters. These references direct the student's attention to more complete reviews of the subjects covered generally in the text. Thus they serve to stimulate, interest and acquaint the student with the useful habit of perusing the current literature as an aid to success in his chosen field of effort. Another feature of this edition is the

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