Waldman J: Rust—The longest war

Waldman J: Rust—The longest war J Solid State Electrochem (2017) 21:2759–2760 DOI 10.1007/s10008-017-3714-0 BOOK REVIEW Simon & Schuster, New York, 2015, (ISBN: 978-1-4516-9159-7) XII + 289 p., 26.95 USD Rudolf Holze Received: 25 July 2017 /Accepted: 26 July 2017 /Published online: 11 August 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 A book review published in The Atlantic (Vol. 315 (2), 2015, as already pointed out with particular emphasis to the USA in p. 54, by T. Heffernan) seems to be an unlikely qualification or the review by Heffernan. recommendation for a second look at the book from the per- The book starts—most appropriately—with a statement spective of a journal devoted to solid state electrochemistry. Only entropy comes easy attributed to A. Chekhov. In the pref- ace, the authors experience with rust and corrosion in all its The Atlantic—established in 1857—features (or featured) contributions by Mark Twain, Vannevar Bush, Martin splendor is retold in the story of a second-hand 30-year old Luther King, Robert D. Kaplan, and James Fallows, hardly sailboat, he bought with two friends (or by his parents, one of standard names in electrochemistry. But—this book on corro- the few lacks of precision in the book), which was obviously a sion (as the author, a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry Springer Journals

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