The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon

The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon - Stephen L. Sass The Substance of Civilization: Materials and Human History from the Stone Age to the Age of Silicon Superficial and bland. If the author teaches the way he writes, I'm not surprised his students were sitting in class with glazed eyes. Also, all the religious references are damned annoying.A better book that covers some of the topics discussed in this book is: [b:Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History|141624|Napoleon's Buttons How 17 Molecules Changed History|Penny Le Couteur|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1309203185s/141624.jpg|136591]