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Published: 03 April 2014

384 Pages | numerous halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198705000

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Tears of the Tree

The Story of Rubber - A Modern Marvel

John Loadman

  • Unique publication, providing fascinating read.
  • Historical narrative about a remarkable material, without which the modern world could not exist.
  • First book to detail the entire history of rubber.
  • Reveals much previously unknown information.
  • Source of many surprises, even for those who think they know the historical truth.
  • Told through the lives of the adventurers and scientists who pioneered the industry.
  • Addresses modern-day concerns regarding the environment and waste-disposal.