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Materials That Moved The World

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The world wouldn't be what it is without these things
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The Blinkist Curators
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From water and salt to silk and—surprisingly—cod, this collection tells the stories of various minerals, materials, and resources that changed the world. Dig in and uncover our histories and relationships with these simple but amazing everyday materials. Find out how our human desires have morphed these materials, started wars, and shaped our economic systems.

Materials That Moved The World

The world wouldn't be what it is without these things
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