Free Standard UK Delivery Over £10 | Free Delivery Europe Over £25

An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2

Be the first to review this product

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!

Availability: Out of stock

£26.99

In stock books dispatched within 24 hours. Read more...

Ask a question? Call, Email or Skype now.

30 days returns policy. Guaranteed!.

It's good to share!

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author National Geographic, Henri Petroski
Binding Hardcover
Condition New
Pages 189
ISBN-13 9781426215841
Publisher National Geographic

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2

Product Tags

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.