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Glass : a world history

Author: Alan Macfarlane; Gerry Martin
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting 10,000 years ago with its invention in the Near East, the history of glass is traced from the ancient civilisations of India, China and Rome through renaissance and enlightenment Europe to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Macfarlane; Gerry Martin
ISBN: 0226500284 9780226500287
OCLC Number: 260091078
Description: XI, 255 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Alan Macfarlane and Gerry Martin.

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"Who when he first saw the sand and ashes by a casual intenseness of heat melted into a metalline form, rugged with excrescences and clouded with impurities, would have imagined that in this Read more...

 
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