Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History [Penny Le Couteur - Jay Burreson] (Tapa Blanda)

Modelo 619580016952
Fabricante o sello TarcherPerigee
Peso 0.43 Kg.
Precio:   $1,789.00 $1,249.00
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- Autor:
- Idioma: Ingles
- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda
- Editorial: Jeremy P Tarcher
- ISBN-13: 619580016952
- Páginas: 384
- Dimensiones: 22.89cm. x 15.11cm. x 2.44cm.
- Peso: 0.42 kg.

- Descripción:
Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history. These molecules provided the impetus for early exploration, and made possible the voyages of discovery that ensued. The molecules resulted in grand feats of engineering and spurred advances in medicine and law; they determined what we now eat, drink, and wear. A change as small as the position of an atom can lead to enormous alterations in the properties of a substance-which, in turn, can result in great historical shifts. With lively prose and an eye for colorful and unusual details, Le Couteur and Burreson offer a novel way to understand the shaping of civilization and the workings of our contemporary world.
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