Thorndike Press

Paper: Paging Through History

  • Mark Kurlansky
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  • ISBN-10: 1410490076
  • ISBN-13: 9781410490070
  • DDC: 676
  • Shipping Weight: 1.60 lbs ( .73 kgs)
  • 636 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2016
  • Simultaneous Publications

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

Tracing paper’s evolution from antiquity to the present, the bestselling author of Cod and Salt challenges common assumptions about technology’s influence, affirming that paper is here to stay. Paper will be the commodity history that guides us forward and illuminates our times.

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