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A rich, authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human cultureWood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years. In an intoxicating mix of science, history, and practical information,...
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- Penguin Group (USA)
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- Nov 27, 2007
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A rich, authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human cultureWood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years. In an intoxicating mix of science, history, and practical information, historian and woodworker Harvey Green considers this vital materials place on the planet. What makes one wood hard and one soft?
How did we find it, tame it? Where does it fit into the histories of technology, architecture, and industrialization, of empire, exploration, and settlement? Spanning the surprising histories of the log cabin and Windsor chair, the deep truth about veneer, the role of wood in the American Revolution, the disappearance of the rain forests, the botany behind the baseball bat, and much more, Wood is a deep and satisfying look at one of our most treasured resources.
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