The Kaiser's Chemists: Science and Modernization in Imperial Germany

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Abderhalden, Emil, 132
Academic system, German, 22, 27, 40, 49, 65; elites, 13; chemical laboratories, 42; resistance to modernization, 106; relations between institutions, 161-67; role of Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes in, 179; reforms in, 207. See also Academy of Sciences, Berlin; Colleges of technology; Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes; Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of the Sciences; Universities, German; individual colleges of technology; individual Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes; individual universities
Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 16, 23, 43, 44, 102, 106, 109, 110, 124, 159, 166, 181; relations with Kaiser Wilhelm Society, 161- 62
Agfa dye firm, 25, 34, 54, 70, 91
AG für Theer- und Erdölindustrie, 130
Agriculture, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 25, 49, 54, 58, 60-62, 68, 71, 79, 82, 83, 85, 98, 104-6, 108, 118, 125, 126, 188, 195, 204; and opposition to Imperial Institute, 62, 73-74
Alcohol industry, 14, 62, 73, 104
Algeciras conference, 49
Althoff, Friedrich, 114, 160; and centralization of scientific institutions, 17, 66; role in Imperial Institute proposal, 19-20, 49, 51, 59, 61, 62, 65, 66, 67, 77, 79, 83, 85, 86; and lack of funds for academic laboratory, 43-44; promotes private support for research, 45; plans for scientific center in Dahlem, 107-9
"Americanization": opposition to, in Germany, 160
Ammonia. See Resources, strategic
Anti-Semitism, 11, 89, 182, 198
Arenberg, Duke Engelbert von, 117
Aristocracy, Prussian, 10, 11, 14, 74, 160, 204; limited gifts to Kaiser Wilhelm Society, 116-17
Armaments and munitions, 2, 16, 39, 49, 58, 80, 87,102, 113, 126, 131, 178, 186-95, 209
Army League, 114
Arnhold, Eduard, 113, 124
Arons, Leo, 16, 196
Arrhenius, Svante, 29, 44, 124
Association for the Advancement of Chemical Research, 147
Association of German Chemists, 26, 36, 54, 58-59, 73, 76
Association of Laboratory Directors, 30
Auergesellschaft, 113, 119
Bacon, Francis: on knowledge and power, 5, 201, 202
Baeyer, Adolf von, 22, 37, 52, 105, 109, 112, 183, 192; as leader, 23; on changes in chemistry in 1905, 33
Ballin, Albert, 161
BASF, 25, 26, 34, 39, 54, 78, 80, 91, 105, 123, 126, 130, 137, 138, 147, 157, 187, 189, 193; reluctantly joins Institute Association, 97
Bayer Dye Factories, 1, 25, 30, 31, 34, 59, 70, 79, 91, 118, 124, 130, 131, 138, 187, 188, 190, 193
Beckmann, Ernst, 51, 87, 96-97, 128, 135, 155, 157, 160, 162, 164, 165, 184, 185, 188, 192; on big industry in Institute Association, 98; appeals for government support for Imperial Institute, 101-2; appointed president of Imperial Institute, 104-5;

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