Title, Alchemy Pelican books, A · Volume of A Pelican Book · Volume of Penguin books. Author, Eric John Holmyard. Publisher, Penguin Books. Eric John Holmyard (–) was an English science teacher at Clifton College, and His scholarly work included rectification of accounts of the history of alchemy, particularly in relation with Islamic science. He translated texts from. Classic study by noted scholar ranges over 2, years of alchemy: ancient .. Eric John Holmyard was a historian of science and technology with a focus on.
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Published April 1st by Dover Publications first published Greek philosophy, Egyptian technology and the mysticism of Middle Eastern religions. Michael rated it it was amazing Aug 10, L’ho amato dalla prima pagina, non volevo finirlo, volevo godermelo per sempre, rimanere insieme a quei tanti studiosi di tanto tempo fa.
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Eroc was a cool fact, but not really worth the time I spent reading this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Account Options Sign in. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is mainly due to each of these general studies offering up a good bibliography of ancient sources which I can then follow up on for specifics. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Eric John Holmyard
No trivia or quizzes yet. I’ll post a more detailed review when done. Bart rated it liked it Feb 25, Matthew Last rated it liked it Mar 31, In giving myself time to actually read this, unlike the last time I tried to rate it, I can see that although the topic itself is interesting, the writing isn’t. Penguin Books- Alchemy – pages.
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Alchemy A pelican original Pelican books Pelican books, A I’m the kind of person who learns better out of books rather than on the internet, so asked my local library for some books on alchemy.
Nathan rated it it was ok Jan 02, I consider myself well versed hllmyard it, but am always interested in generalities. I’d describe it as more of a compendium of diverting stories and anecdotes rather than an engaging analysis of the pseudo scientific ideas that made up alchemy.
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After eic a project on the periodic table and the alcnemy, I decided I wanted to learn a bit about alchemy – and being a huge Harry Potter fan, some information about the history of and myths surrounding the philosopher’s stone sounded cool too.
Christopher rated it really liked it Mar 10, Aaron Meyer rated it really liked it Jan 11, Katia rated it it was amazing May 30, But hell, I bought this for a buck and it was a quick read, so nothing to complain about!
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Ranging over two millennia of alchemical history, Mr. Holmyard Limited preview – I gave up after pages, but the writing is so small alcheny it felt like a whole lot longer.
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