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…

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…

Making Christmas Cards

Making Christmas CardsHow 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 (November 22, 2013) Paperback

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Making the Modern World - Materials and Dematerialization by Smil, Vaclav (November 22, 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 by Smil, Vaclav (November 22, 2013) Paperback

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Making the Modern World - Materials and Dematerialization by Smil, Vaclav (November 22, 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…

Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism (Material Readings in Early Modern Culture)

Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism (Material Readings in Early Modern Culture)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…

Culture and Comfort: Parlor Making and Middle Class Identity, 1850-1930

Culture and Comfort: Parlor Making and Middle Class Identity, 1850-1930How 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…

The Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860 (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia)

The Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860 (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia)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…