How 17 Molecules Changed HistoryBook - 2003
The authors present a surprising history of the world--told on a chemical continuum of why things happened rather than when. This fascinating book tells the stories of 17 molecules that, like the tin of Napoleon's coat buttons, greatly influenced the course of history.
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c2003.
Characteristics: 375 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.