An Introduction to Chemical Knowledge in the Early Modern World

  title={An Introduction to Chemical Knowledge in the Early Modern World},
  author={Matthew Daniel Eddy and Seymour H. Mauskopf and William Newman},
  pages={1 - 15}
The essays in this volume collectively cover the development of chemistry in the “early modern world,” that is to say, from the fifteenth century through the eighteenth century. Until comparatively recently, this period was of less interest to historians of chemistry than the succeeding era of the emergence of “modern” chemistry, with its familiar chemical elements, compounds, and equations. But recent research, exemplified by the essays of this volume, has shown how exciting and complex this… 
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Before volcanoes became ordinary
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For every designed object or product, engineers, smiths, and artisans keep in mind societal norms and taboos such as sustainable materials, tasteful morphology, tactile sensations, aesthetic