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The Resource Napoleon's buttons : 17 molecules that changed history, Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson

Napoleon's buttons : 17 molecules that changed history, Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson

Label
Napoleon's buttons : 17 molecules that changed history
Title
Napoleon's buttons
Title remainder
17 molecules that changed history
Statement of responsibility
Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the roles that the molecular properties of such items as the birth control pill, caffeine, and the buttons on the uniforms of Napoleon's army have played in the course of history
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Le Couteur, Penny
Dewey number
540
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD37
LC item number
.L34 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Burreson, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Química
  • Química
  • Chemistry
Label
Napoleon's buttons : 17 molecules that changed history, Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Nitro compounds
  • 6.
  • Silk and nylon
  • 7.
  • Phenol
  • 8.
  • Isoprene
  • 9.
  • Dyes
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Wonder drugs
  • 11.
  • The pill
  • 12.
  • Molecules of witchcraft
  • 13.
  • Morphine, nicotine, and caffeine
  • 14.
  • Oleic acid
  • Peppers, nutmeg, and cloves
  • 15.
  • Salt
  • 16.
  • Chlorocarbon compounds
  • 17.
  • Molecules versus malaria
  • Epilogue
  • Acknowledgments
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • 2.
  • Ascorbic acid
  • 3.
  • Glucose
  • 4.
  • Cellulose
Control code
ocm54670121
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First trade paperback edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781585423316
Lccn
2004045987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54670121
Label
Napoleon's buttons : 17 molecules that changed history, Penny Le Couteur, Jay Burreson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Nitro compounds
  • 6.
  • Silk and nylon
  • 7.
  • Phenol
  • 8.
  • Isoprene
  • 9.
  • Dyes
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Wonder drugs
  • 11.
  • The pill
  • 12.
  • Molecules of witchcraft
  • 13.
  • Morphine, nicotine, and caffeine
  • 14.
  • Oleic acid
  • Peppers, nutmeg, and cloves
  • 15.
  • Salt
  • 16.
  • Chlorocarbon compounds
  • 17.
  • Molecules versus malaria
  • Epilogue
  • Acknowledgments
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • 2.
  • Ascorbic acid
  • 3.
  • Glucose
  • 4.
  • Cellulose
Control code
ocm54670121
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First trade paperback edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781585423316
Lccn
2004045987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54670121

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