An Uncommon History of Common Things

An Uncommon History of Common Things

Volume 2

Book - 2015
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"This vivid, engrossing book reveals the fascinating stories behind the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world's tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to be,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781426215841
1426215843
Branch Call Number: 031.02 Arms
Characteristics: 302 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: All Natural
Weird Science
Incredible Edibles
Building Blocks
That's Entertainment
Gadgets and Gizmos
Perfectly Preserved
Danger Zone
Tried and True
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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