Chemistry
(2,681 words)

From 1860 well into the 1930s, Jewish chemists of predominantly German origin contributed to the establishment and development of modern chemistry in many ways. They introduced synthetic dyes and used scientific and industrial discoveries for the development of medicines and fertilizers. Particularly in Germany and Great Britain, Jewish developers and entrepreneur…

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Anthony Travis, Jerusalem, “Chemistry”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 24 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0139>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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