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Corp Author American Chemical Society. Meeting (205th : 1993 : Denver, Colo.)
Title Coordination chemistry : a century of progress : developed from a symposium sponsored by the Divisions of the History of Chemistry, Chemical Education, Inc., and Inorganic Chemistry, Inc., at the 205th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Denver, Colorado, March 28-April 2, 1993 / George B. Kauffman, editor.
Imprint Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1994.

Series ACS symposium series, 0097-6156 ; 565
ACS symposium series ; 565.
Subject Coordination compounds -- Congresses.
Alt Name Kauffman, George B., 1930-
American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry.
Description xvi, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Note "1893-1993"--Cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 0841229503 (cloth : alk. paper)
0841229589 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 31011345
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Joseph Chatt 
1Theories of Coordination Compounds: Alfred Werner's Triumph / George B. Kauffman3
2While Waiting for Werner: Chemistry in Chains / Levi Tansjo35
3Werner's Beitrag, 1893: A Linguistic and Epistemological Analysis / Luigi Cerruti43
4J. V. Dubsky and His Participation in Werner's Coordination Theory / Frantisek Jursik, George B. Kauffman59
5Early Structural Coordination Chemistry / Linus Pauling69
6John C. Bailar, Jr. (1904-1991): Father of U.S. Coordination Chemistry / George B. Kauffman, Gregory S. Girolami, Daryle H. Busch75
7Kai Arne Jensen's Contribution to Coordination Chemistry / Hans Toftlund83
8Jannik Bjerrum (1909-1992): His Early Years / Claus E. Schaffer97
9Jannik Bjerrum's Later Life - Turning Toward Chemical Physics: Personal Recollections of a Grateful Student / Christian K. Jorgensen117
10The Contributions of David P. Mellor, Frank P. Dwyer, and Ronald S. Nyholm to Coordination Chemistry / Stanley E. Livingstone127
11History of Coordination Chemistry in Japan During the Period 1910 to the 1960s / Kazuo Yamasaki137
12The Compleat Coordination Chemistry: What a Difference a Century Makes! / Daryle H. Busch148
13Coordination Chemistry of Pigments and Dyes of Historical Interest / Mary Virginia Orna, Adrienne W. Kozlowski, Andrea Baskinger, Tara Adams165
14The Importance of Non-Bonds / Michael Laing177
15Effective Atomic Number and Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion: 60 Years Later / Michael Laing193
16Brief History of the Thermodynamics of Complex Equilibria in Solution / Mihaly T. Beck199
17Stabilization of Unstable d-Metal Oxidation States by Complex Formation / K. B. Yatsimirskii207
18Oxidation States and d[superscript q] Configurations in Inorganic Chemistry: A Historical and Up-to-Date Account / Jesper Bendix, Michael Brorson, Claus E. Schaffer213
19Coordination Based on Known Free Ligands, Moderate Dissociation Rate, Weaker Electron Affinity of Central Atom Than Ionization Energy of Ligand, and Quantum Paradoxes / Christian K. Jorgensen226
20The Chelate, Macrocyclic, and Cryptate Effects / Arthur E. Martell, Robert D. Hancock240
21Linkage Isomerism of Thiocyanate Bonded to Cobalt(III): From Alfred Werner to the Present Day / D. A. Buckingham256
22Optical Activity in Coordination Chemistry / Bodie Douglas275
23Inorganic Optical Activity / R. D. Gillard286
24Chirality in Coordination Compounds / Alex von Zelewsky, Pascal Hayoz, Xiao Hua, Paul Haag293
25Equilibrium Shift Mechanism for the Pfeiffer Effect / Stanley Kirschner, Thaddeus Gish, Ulysses Freeman, Jr.303
26Mechanism of Optical Resolution of Octahedral Metal Complexes / Hayami Yoneda, Katsuhiko Miyoshi308
27Nontraditional Ligands and Their Impact on Coordination Chemistry / Robert W. Parry320
28Electron-Deficient Boranes as Novel Electron-Donor Ligands / Norman N. Greenwood333
29Lanthanide Aminopolycarboxylates / Gregory R. Choppin, Pamela J. Wong346
30Hydrolysis Behavior of the Transuranium Elements / Bernd Jung, Norman M. Edelstein, Glenn T. Seaborg361
31Solvent Extraction of Metals Is Coordination Chemistry / Michael Laing382
32Coordination Chemistry in the Solvent Extraction of Metals: Developments from Russian Laboratories / Yu. A. Zolotov395
33Humic and Hydrous Oxide Ligands in Soil and Natural Water: Metal-Ion Complexation / Cooper H. Langford404
34Coordination Model of Metal-Ion Interactions with Water Hyacinth Plants / Dean F. Martin418
35Design of New Chelating Agents for Removal of Intracellular Toxic Metals / Mark M. Jones427
36Coordination Compounds of Metal Ions in Sol-Gel Glasses / Renata Reisfeld, Christian K. Jorgensen439
37Coordination Compounds in New Materials and in Materials Processing / Herbert D. Kaesz444
 Author Index448
 Affiliation Index448
 Subject Index449