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Making the Modern World

Materials and Dematerialization

by Vaclav Smil

How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials? These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization.Over the course of time, the modern world has become dependent on unpreceden...
Publish Date
2013
December 15
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
8601401204527
Tags
sciencenonfictionmoney-and-financebusiness
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I gained a new appreciation for all the materials that make modern life possible.     source