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A Short History of Chemistry by Isaac Asimov

By Isaac Asimov

From using metals by means of prehistoric guy to the alchemical experiments of medieval and renaissance guy to the advanced chemical abilities of latest guy, Asimov strains the advance of this construction block of our technological global.

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