Micro-Histories

The Extraordinary Histories of Ordinary Things

152.4 LUTZ
Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears
by Tom Lutz

153 MCCR
Going Inside: A Tour ‘Round a Single Moment of Consciousness
by John McCrone

155.91 MELC
The Mirror: A History
by Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

333.956633 KURL
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky

391.4209 CUNN
The History of Underclothes
by Cecil Willett Cunnington

513 SEIF
Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
by Charles Seife

530.11 BODA
E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation
by David Bodanis

551.457 LENC
The Beach: The History of Paradise on Earth
by Lena Lencek

551.5113 HOLM
The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things
by Hannah Holmes

553.24 FREE
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese

553.6309 KURL
Salt: A World History
by Mark Kurlansky

595.772 SPIE
Mosquito: A Natural History of Our Most Persistent and Deadly Foe
by Andrew Spielman

The Curious Life of Krill
by Stephen Nicol

609 FRIE
Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty
by Robert Friedel

611 ROAC
Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers
by Mary Roach

613.9432 ASBE
The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World
by Bernard Asbell

621.972 RYBC
One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
by Witold Rybczynski

641.3373 PEND
Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World
by Mark Pendergrast

667.257 GARF
Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World
by Simon Garfield

674.88 PETR
The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance
by Henry Petroski

685.31 SMIT????
Kicks: The great American story of sneakers
by Nicholas Smith

728.019 RYBC
Home: A Short History of an Idea
by Witold Rybczynski

781.66 MARS
Louie Louie: The History and Mythology of the World’s Most Famous Rock ‘N’ Roll Song
by Dave Marsh

Advertisements