Lavoisier In The Year One: The Birth Of A New Science In An Age Of Revolution (Great Discoveries)
- Publish Date: 2006-06-17
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Madison Smartt Bell
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Freshsolidfull of suspense and intrigue. Publishers Weekly
Antoine Lavoisier reinvented chemistry, overthrowing the long-established principles of alchemy and inventing an entirely new terminology, one still in use by chemists. Madison Smartt Bells enthralling narrative reads like a race to the finish line, as the very circumstances that enabled Lavoisier to secure his reputation as the father of modern chemistrya considerable fortune and social connections with the likes of Benjamin Franklinalso caused his glory to be cut short by the French Revolution.
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