Material World: A Book
Download the book Material World PDF, written by author Ed Conway and published by Knopf Doubleday on November 07, 2023, in both PDF and ePUB formats, comprising 512 pages.
|7 November 2023
About the book
Do you know what undergirds our everyday lives? What about humankind’s relationship with the world? Ed Conway takes us from the ethereal world to the material world in his fascinating new book Material World- The Six Raw Materials That Shape Modern Civilization. A world we overlook and take for granted but a world that has and will continue to transform our geopolitical map. He casts six main characters from the material world for us to follow. Ed Conway guides us through a rich journey of history, material breakthroughs, and, most notably, the incredible ingenuity of the human race. The six characters are sand, salt, iron, copper, oil, and lithium. Ed maps the fascinating material revolution with the critical energy transitions that have enabled us to evolve as a civilization continuously. If you want to have a deeper appreciation of the world around you, read this book, no matter what your profession.
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