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Seven elements that changed the world : an adventure of ingenuity and discovery

Author: John Browne
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First Pegasus Books edition
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Combining true stories from the worlds of history, science, and politics, describes how the use of seven elements--iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium, and silicon--has changed the world for both the better and worse.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Browne
ISBN: 9781605985404 : 1605985406
OCLC Number: 829989019
Description: xvii, 279 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The essence of everything --
Iron --
Carbon --
Gold --
Silver --
Uranium --
Titanium --
Silicon --
Power, progress and destruction.
Responsibility: John Browne.

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Combining true stories from the worlds of history, science, and politics, describes how the use of seven elements--iron, carbon, gold, silver, uranium, titanium, and silicon--has changed the world for both the better and worse.

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