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An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2

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An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2 by National Geographic

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.

For those who loved the first installment of An Uncommon History of Commmon Things come even more short entries illustrated by full color photos. These incorporate quirky anecdotes about the history of everyday objects, including the personalities and pitfalls along the path to innovation and unusual facts behind things we frequently see and use. Smart, surprising, and informative, this book is the ultimate resource for history and trivia buffs alike. Dive into these entertaining pages and let your curiosity to run wild!

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Ebook Details
Pages: 304
Size: 201.5 MB
Publisher: National Geographic
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781426216169 (DRM-EPUB)

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