Justus von Liebeg : the chemical gatekeeper

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1997
Physical description
xiv, 374 p. : ill., facsims, ports ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521562244 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p.353-364) and index.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The great German chemist Liebig had a close relationship with Britain upon whose institutions he exercised an influence in the socio-political field. Brock shows how he moved chemistry into the areas of public health, nutrition, and food production.

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