A Cultural History of the Elements, From Arsenic to ZincBook - 2011
"In the spirit of A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING, an energetic and wide-ranging book of discovery and discoverers, of exploitation and celebration, and of superstition and science, all in search of the ways the chemical elements are woven into our culture, history, and language"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2011
Edition: First U.S. edition
Branch Call Number: 546.8 Al
Characteristics: xvii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm