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The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization

  • Roland Ennos
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  • ISBN-10: 143288610X
  • ISBN-13: 9781432886103
  • DDC: 582.16
  • Shipping Weight: 1.30 lbs ( .59 kgs)
  • 472 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released March 2021

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As the dominant species on Earth, humans have made astonishing progress since our ancestors came down from the trees. But how did the descendants of small primates manage to walk upright, become top predators, and populate the world? How were humans able to develop civilizations and produce a globalized economy? Now, in The Age of Wood, Roland Ennos shows for the first time that the key to our success has been our relationship with wood. A blend of history and science, this is a work for anyone interested in nature, the environment, and the making of the world as we know it.