Heat and fire have been at humanity´s command for at least 100 000 years, but we´ve been in control of the cold for barely one hundred. Why it took so long is quite at story.
In Chilled, Tom Jackson delivers the cold hard facts on refrigeration and our battle to keep things cool over the centuries, from the ice houses of ancient Persia to the present day, where a seemingly mundane whirring white box in the kitchen represents one of the genuine wonder of the modern age.
Nu i pocket.
Boktitel: Chilled. How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might do so Again Författare: Tom Jackson Bokförlag: Bloomsbury