Encyclopedia of Ordinary Things
Size 215 x 280 mm | 96 pages | hardbinding
Simplified Chinese, English for India, Latvian, Bulgarian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Hungarian, Korean, Mongolian, English
They’re all around us. We use them daily, pass them by, and it never occurs to us to stop and think about where they came from. What, you ask? The most ordinary things in the world, of course!
Shoes, umbrellas, toothbrushes, toothpicks, socks, dolls, and so on and so forth. How did they come to be? Who invented them, how did they develop and change over time? If you’d like to know the answer to these questions, to peek behind the curtain that drapes the most ordinary stuff in mystery, then definitely read on and learn the story of common things.