How Glass Changed the World: The History and Chemistry of Glass from Antiquity to the 13th Century by Seth C. RasmussenHow Glass Changed the World: The History and Chemistry of Glass from Antiquity to the 13th Century by Seth C. Rasmussen

How Glass Changed the World: The History and Chemistry of Glass from Antiquity to the 13th Century

bySeth C. Rasmussen

Paperback | February 24, 2012

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Seth C. Rasmussen is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo (seth.rasmussen@ndsu.edu). He received his B.S in Chemistry fromWashington State University in 1990 and his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Clemson University in 1994, under the guidance of Prof. John D. Peterson. As a postdoctor...
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Title:How Glass Changed the World: The History and Chemistry of Glass from Antiquity to the 13th CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:85 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:February 24, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Origins of glass: Myth and known history.- Development and growth of glass through the Roman period.- Reinventing an old material: Venice and the new glass.- Applications to chemical apparatus.- Impact on society and its effect on chemical progress.