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Klaus Ruthenberg (ed): František Wald: Essays 1891–1929 WALD Press, Prague, 2009, 231 p



Found Chem (2010) 12:239­241 DOI 10.1007/s10698-010-9097-2 BOOK REVIEW Klaus Ruthenberg (ed): Frantisek Wald: Essays 1891­1929 WALD Press, Prague, 2009, 231 p Nikos Psarros Published online: 27 October 2010 Ó Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010 The volume comprises fourteen essays of the Czech chemist Frantisek Wald (1861­1930) published between 1891 and 1916 and also one text from Wald's archive stemming from the year 1929. The original language of the texts is either Czech or German. The English translations have been provided by a professional translator team (Eurotranslation s.r.o., Czech Republic) with the exception of the archive text, which was translated by the editor. An editorial note that contains information about the original publication circumstances, information regarding the discourse context, information about the persons whom Wald is referring to, and various additional remarks, precedes each text. Six of the texts appeared originally in the official organ of the Czech chemical scientific community, Listy Che´ ´ ¨ micke/Chemicke Listy (best translated as Chemical Letters), two in the Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie, edited by Wilhelm Ostwald, one in the more intellectual popular journal Nase Doba (Our Times) and three in the also popular intellectual journal Prehled (Overview). The first two texts stemming



Foundations of ChemistrySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 1, 2010

DOI: 10.1007/s10698-010-9097-2

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