Russian chemistry in the 1850s: A failed attempt at institutionalization

  title={Russian chemistry in the 1850s: A failed attempt at institutionalization},
  author={Nathan M. Brooks},
  journal={Annals of Science},
  • N. M. Brooks
  • Published 1 November 1995
  • Education
  • Annals of Science
Summary This paper examines the efforts of two young Russian chemists during the late 1850s and early 1860s to establish a professional chemistry journal and a public laboratory for chemistry research in Russia. These two, N. N. Sokolov and A. N. Engel' gardt, were important participants in the early efforts to institutionalize and professionalize chemistry in Russia. However, both the chemistry laboratory and the chemistry journal ended after only a few years. The chemistry journal was… 
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