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Essays and papers relating to the history of chemistry this section on history of chemistry and science currently consists of five parts parts 1 and 2 are essays. The history of taoism – like that of any spiritual tradition – is an interweaving of officially recorded historical events, and the transmission of. Alchemy definition, a form of chemistry and speculative philosophy practiced in the middle ages and the renaissance and concerned principally with discovering methods for transmuting baser metals into gold and with finding a.
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