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The alchemy of air : a Jewish genius, a doomed tycoon, and the scientific discovery that fed the world but fueled the rise of Hitler

Author: Thomas Hager
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary, previously untold story of two master scientists, enormously gifted, fatally flawed men who found the solution to global starvation. Together they discovered a way to make bread out of air, built city-sized factories, controlled world markets, and saved millions of lives. Their invention continues to feed us today; without it, more than two billion people would starve.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Oregon authors
Named Person: Fritz Haber; Carl Bosch; Carl Bosch; Fritz Haber
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hager
ISBN: 9780307351784 0307351785 9780307351791 0307351793
OCLC Number: 191318130
Description: xvii, 316 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Creatures of the air --
The ends of the earth --
The philosopher's stone --
Syn.
Responsibility: Thomas Hager.
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The extraordinary, previously untold story of two master scientists, enormously gifted, fatally flawed men who found the solution to global starvation. Together they discovered a way to make bread out of air, built city-sized factories, controlled world markets, and saved millions of lives. Their invention continues to feed us today; without it, more than two billion people would starve.

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