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An Uncommon History of Common Things Book, Volume 2 – National Geographic

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An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2 incorporates quirky anecd...

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For every book purchased on shopDisney.com from now through December 31, 2021, Disney will donate a book to First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new books and educational resources to educators who serve children in need.

An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2 incorporates quirky anecdotes about the history of everyday objects, including the personalities and pitfalls along the path to innovation, and unusual facts behind things we frequently see and use.

This vivid, engrossing National Geographic book reveals the fascinating stories behind the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world's tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to be.

For those who loved the first installment of An Uncommon History of Common Things, comes even more short entries illustrated by full color photos. Smart, surprising, and informative, this book is the ultimate resource for history and trivia buffs alike. Dive into these entertaining pages and let your curiosity run wild!

  • Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Ages: adults

 

  • Published by National Geographic Society
  • Paper
  • 9 7/10'' H x 7 1/2'' W x 1'' D
  • Printed in the U.S.A.

Item No. 413211026040

Most items ordered via Standard Delivery will arrive within 5-7 business days, personalized items within 1-2 weeks. Exceptions include items shipped from locations other than our main warehouse. Express Delivery is available for an extra charge. Have questions? Visit our Help Page

For every book purchased on shopDisney.com from now through December 31, 2021, Disney will donate a book to First Book, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new books and educational resources to educators who serve children in need.

An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2 incorporates quirky anecdotes about the history of everyday objects, including the personalities and pitfalls along the path to innovation, and unusual facts behind things we frequently see and use.

This vivid, engrossing National Geographic book reveals the fascinating stories behind the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world's tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to be.

For those who loved the first installment of An Uncommon History of Common Things, comes even more short entries illustrated by full color photos. Smart, surprising, and informative, this book is the ultimate resource for history and trivia buffs alike. Dive into these entertaining pages and let your curiosity run wild!

  • Written by Bethanne Patrick and John Thompson
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Ages: adults

 

  • Published by National Geographic Society
  • Paper
  • 9 7/10'' H x 7 1/2'' W x 1'' D
  • Printed in the U.S.A.

Item No. 413211026040

Most items ordered via Standard Delivery will arrive within 5-7 business days, personalized items within 1-2 weeks. Exceptions include items shipped from locations other than our main warehouse. Express Delivery is available for an extra charge. Have questions? Visit our Help Page