By Anthony S. Travis (auth.), Anthony S. Travis, Harm G. Schröter, Ernst Homburg, Peter J. T. Morris (eds.)
The editors desire to thank the eu technological know-how origin for its help of the programme at the Evolution of Chemistry in Europe, 1789-1939, in addition to for sponsoring the ebook of this quantity. during the subdivision of this initiative that offers in particular with chemical it's been attainable for historians of technological know-how, expertise, enterprise and economics to proportion usually commonly differing viewpoints and advance consensus throughout disciplinary and cultural barriers. The contents of this quantity are in response to the 3rd of 3 workshops that experience thought of the emergence of the trendy ecu chemical sooner than 1939, the 1st held in Liege (1994), the second one in Maastricht (1995), and the 3rd in Strasbourg (1996). All members and individuals are thanked for his or her participation in usually vigorous and informative debates. The beneficiant hospitality of the ecu technology starting place and its employees in Strasbourg is gratefully stated. creation rising chemical wisdom and the advance of chemical undefined, and especially the interplay among them, provide wealthy fields of research for the historian. this is often mirrored within the contents of the 3 workshops facing the emergence of chemical held lower than the aegis of the eu technological know-how Foundation's Evolution of Chemistry in Europe, 1789-1939, programme. the 1st workshop targeted mostly on technological know-how for undefined, 1789- 1850, and the second one at the two-way site visitors among technology and undefined, 1850-1914. The 3rd workshop, facing the interval 1900-1939, covers comparable matters, yet inside various, and wider, contexts.
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117, 266. 78 Its facilities, including its power plant and dams, later became part of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and found their use in World War II. For the history of American munitions mobilization, see Benedict Crowell, America's Munitions, 1917-1918 (Washington, DC, 1920),2 vols. 79 Williams Haynes, The Chemical Front (New York: A. Knopf, 1943). 80 See Williams Haynes, American Chemical Industry, vol. 3, The World War I Period: 1912-1922 (New 44 R. M. MacLEOD The final German offensive in March 1918, and its collapse in the autumn, put Germany's sophistication in chemical warfare to its final and most exhaustive test.
S. Travis et al. ), Determinants in the Evolution of the European Chemical Industry, 1900-1939, 25-49. @ 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers. 26 R. M. MacLEOD science. The memory of chemical weapons remains among the most enduring legacies of the literature of the war. Sargent's painting of gas casualties on the road to Amiens strikes chords of outrage today. ' A better object of fury, perhaps, would be high explosives, which, notwithstanding the savagery of the machine gun, caused most battle deaths on all fronts .
Determinants in the Evolution of the European Chemical Industry, 1900–1939: New Technologies, Political Frameworks, Markets and Companies by Anthony S. Travis (auth.), Anthony S. Travis, Harm G. Schröter, Ernst Homburg, Peter J. T. Morris (eds.)