The theme of each chapter – politics, money, war, the arts, health, toxins, radiation and so on – is prescribed by groups of elements in the.
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The disappearing spoon: and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world contents 1 synopsis 2 reception 3 see also 4 references 5 external links. Each chapter of the book covers a group of elements and a specific part of science history readers learn about how the periodic table got its.