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(1) A Course of Practical Chemistry Suitable for Public Schools (2) Introduction to Practical Chemistry, for Medical, Dental, and General Students (3) First Stage Inorganic Chemistry (Practical)

Nature volume 82, pages 363364 (27 January 1910) | Download Citation



AS a general rule, the teacher of practical chemistry yields sooner or later to the apparently irresistible temptation of writing a text-book for the use of students attending his classes. The consequent excessive multiplication of elementary treatises is, in the main, deplorable, although the contents of some of these publications afford an interesting indication of the trend of contemporaneous science teaching.

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