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The Age of Wood

The Age of Wood

Our Most Useful Material And the Construction of Civilization

An Essay on the book By Roland Ennos

Roland Ennos is a visiting professor of biological sciences at the University of Hull, England. With his broad scientific knowledge and ability to make connections across disciplines, he is devoted to explaining how the world works for a general audience. He is the author of successful textbooks on plants, biomechanics, and statistics, and his popular book Trees, published by the Natural History Museum, is now in its second edition. Among other things, he is an expert on the mechanics of wood and trees.

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