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Coal: A Human History

Price: 12.00 USD

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Author Name: FREESE, Barbara

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: About 'As New'

Jacket Condition About 'As New'

Type Hardcover

Edition First Printing

Size 20cm Tall

Publisher Cambridge, MA Perseus Publishing 2003

ISBN Number 0738204005 / 9780738204000

Seller ID 24259

Prized as "the best stone in Britain" by Roman invaders who carved jewelry out of it, coal has transformed societies, powered navies, fueled economies, and expanded frontiers. It made China a twelfth-century superpower, inspired the writing of the Communist Manifesto, and helped the northern states win the American Civil War. Yet the mundane mineral that built our global economy -and even today powers our electrical plants-has also caused death, disease, and environmental destruction. 308pp, illustrated. An about 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 416g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates may not be correct and additional postage may be required for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA.

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