Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization

Making the Modern World: Materials and DematerializationHow 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 unprecedented flows of materials. Now even the most efficient production processes and the highest practica…

Ways of Making and Knowing – The Material Culture of Empirical Knowledge (Bard Graduate Center – Cultural Histories of the Material Wo)

Ways of Making and Knowing - The Material Culture of Empirical Knowledge (Bard Graduate Center - Cultural Histories of the Material Wo)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 unprecedented flows of materials. Now even the most efficient production processes and the highest practica…

Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization by Smil, Vaclav (2013) Paperback

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Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization by Smil, Vaclav (2013) PaperbackHow 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 unprecedented flows of materials. Now even the most efficient production processes and the highest practica…

Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization 1st by Smil, Vaclav (2013) Paperback

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Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization 1st by Smil, Vaclav (2013) PaperbackHow 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 unprecedented flows of materials. Now even the most efficient production processes and the highest practica…