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Plastics [Text]

by Sterngass, Jon.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Great inventions (World Almanac Library). Publisher: Milwaukee, WI World Almanac Library 2006Edition: 1st ed. Lib. bdg.Description: 48 p., col.ill.; 25 cm.ISBN: 0836858786.Subject(s): Inventions | Plastics | Plastics - History | Polymers | Technology
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Summary: Explores the history of plastics, introducing plastic inventors Alexander Parkes and John Hyatt, describing the ways plastics have changed people's daily lives, and discussing plastic's future. Includes photos, sidebars, a time line, and a glossary.