John Dalton and the Rise of Modern Chemistry

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WE have read through this little book from beginning to end with a great deal of pleasure. It tells the story of a life which has already been told more than once, but it tells it in a pleasant style, while at the same time it is fairly complete and, what is equally important in these days, not too long.

John Dalton and the Rise of Modern Chemistry.

By Sir Henry E. Roscoe Century Science Series. Pp. 212. (London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1895.)

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T., W. John Dalton and the Rise of Modern Chemistry. Nature 52, 169–170 (1895) doi:10.1038/052169a0

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