The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon

The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon

by Stephen L. Sass
     
 

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ISBN-10: 155970473X

ISBN-13: 9781559704731

Pub. Date: 08/04/1999

Publisher: Arcade Publishing

Stephen Sass studies why materials break, bend, or behave the way they do. In WONDERFUL THINGS Sass takes us back in history--from the Stone Age to today--to look at what things have been made of and why. Filled with fact after fascinating fact, this highly entertaining book connects the worlds of minerals and molecules to the sweep of human history. Line drawings

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Stephen Sass studies why materials break, bend, or behave the way they do. In WONDERFUL THINGS Sass takes us back in history--from the Stone Age to today--to look at what things have been made of and why. Filled with fact after fascinating fact, this highly entertaining book connects the worlds of minerals and molecules to the sweep of human history. Line drawings throughout. photos.

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ISBN-13:
9781559704731
Publisher:
Arcade Publishing
Publication date:
08/04/1999
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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