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The Periodic Kingdom: A Journey into the Land of the Chemical Elements

Popular Science

Series: Science Masters

By: Peter Atkins

194 pages, Figs

Phoenix Publishers

Paperback | Sep 1996 | #66298 | ISBN: 1857994493
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #50526 | ISBN: 0297816411
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About this book

Arranged like a travel guide, this book introduces the reader to the general features of the table, the history of the elements, and the underlying arrangement of the table in terms of the structure and properties of atoms.

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Peter Atkins gained his PhD at Leicester University and his MA at Oxford, where he is Lecturer in Physical Chemistry and Fellow of Lincoln College. Visiting professorships have taken him all over the world - to Israel, Japan, China, France and New Zealand. His research interests include quantum theory, particularly the theory of molecular properties.

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