R. W. Fennell
Blackwell Science,1994 [ISBN 0865428786]
Published to celebrate the 75th anniversary
of the foundation of IUPAC, this book provides an account of the development
of the policy and structure of the Union as it sought to fulfill its
objectives. It portrays IUPAC as a focus for the worldwide community
of chemists, and demonstrates the importance of continuing international
communication and collaboration.
* a celebration of 75 years of the International
Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
1919 - the antecedents of IUPAC; Formation of International Research
Council, of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and of
International Council of Scientific Unons; IUPAC's first decade; The
troubled thirties; Postwar reconstruction; Restructuring of the Union;
The new Union takes shape; IUPAC takes on a more professional aspect;
New programmes, new publisher, new Secretariat, new Statutes; A wider
outlook - into the 80s.
to the History covering period 1988-1999; also including Name Index