Faux real

genuine leather and 200 years of inspired fakes

By Kanigel, Robert

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ISBN
978-0-30910-236-0
Publisher
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2007.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on February 15, 2007

Kanigel (science writing, MIT;The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan ) provides more than a mere history of leather making and the quest for an artificial replacement. He also delves into what we mean when we speak ofreal andnatural , particularly how these terms might be applied in the mass production of what has historically been handicraft and in the search for human-made ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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