John Desmond Bernal Quote

The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older industries such as mining, smelting, oil- refining, textiles, rubber, building, and even agriculture in respect to fertilizers and food processing.


Bernal (1969) Science in History. Vol 3. p. 823

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The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older...

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The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older...

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The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older...

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The central industry of modern civilisation, tending, because of its control over materials, to spread into and ultimately incorporate older...