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Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

And what a dream it was! Strathem's prose weaves together the intellectual history that lead up to the snowy day when Mendeleyev formulates the periodic table. This book is wonderfully written. I ... Read full review

Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - Annie Kate - Goodreads

This is a well-written book filled with informative vignettes about fascinating people, so why do I dislike it? Its tone is unpleasant, and it contains far too much judgement, insinuation, and mockery ... Read full review

Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - James Webster - Goodreads

An appalling work in the very worst (and very out-of-date) style of History of Science. Contemptuous, in that triumphalist, "aren't we a lot cleverer than our ancestors?" way of anything that doesn't ... Read full review

Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - Phoebe - Goodreads

Science history at its best. This wonderful story reminds us that the birth of modern chemistry and particle physics can both be linked directly to Mendeleyev's discovery of the periodic table ... Read full review

Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - Unojoe2 - Goodreads

This is a great book for developing knowledge of chemistry and the history of chemical knowledge and Alchemy. Anyone interested in chemistry or specific element or elements would be well off to read ... Read full review

Review: Mendeleyev's Dream

User Review  - Carlos Burga - Goodreads

I found this book absolutely amazing! Strathern writes a clear and non-nerd-friendly history of chemistry with its culmination in the periodic table of elements as set up by Mendeleyev. Strathern also ... Read full review


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