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The Resource On paper : the everything of its two-thousand-year history, Nicholas A. Basbanes

On paper : the everything of its two-thousand-year history, Nicholas A. Basbanes

Label
On paper : the everything of its two-thousand-year history
Title
On paper
Title remainder
the everything of its two-thousand-year history
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas A. Basbanes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A consideration of all things paper--the invention that revolutionized human civilization; its thousand-fold uses (and misuses); its sweeping influence on society; its makers, shapers, collectors, and pulpers--by the admired cultural historian."--Jacket
Summary
Presents a history of paper that traces its invention in China 1,800 years ago through its myriad applications in business, trade, and culture to illuminate paper's crucial role in political scandals, laws, and significant events
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2014
Awards note
Finalist for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2014.
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10223258
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Basbanes, Nicholas A.
Dewey number
676.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Paper
  • Papermaking
  • Paper industry
  • Paper
  • Paper industry
  • Papermaking
Target audience
adult
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the everything of its two-thousand-year history
Label
On paper : the everything of its two-thousand-year history, Nicholas A. Basbanes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-410) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Common bond -- Goddess by the stream -- Road trip -- Rags to riches -- The sound of money -- One and done -- Fiery consequences -- Papers, please -- Hard copy -- Metamorphosis -- Face value -- On paper -- Things unknown -- The drawing board -- Sleight of hand -- In the mold -- At the crossroads -- Elegy in fragments
Control code
ocn824119601
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 430 pages
Isbn
9780307266422
Lccn
2012050267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022916832
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)824119601
Label
On paper : the everything of its two-thousand-year history, Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-410) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Common bond -- Goddess by the stream -- Road trip -- Rags to riches -- The sound of money -- One and done -- Fiery consequences -- Papers, please -- Hard copy -- Metamorphosis -- Face value -- On paper -- Things unknown -- The drawing board -- Sleight of hand -- In the mold -- At the crossroads -- Elegy in fragments
Control code
ocn824119601
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 430 pages
Isbn
9780307266422
Lccn
2012050267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022916832
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)824119601

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