Most people nowadays know that asbestos is a danger to your health – but how much do you know about the history of asbestos? Ask a friend, and they might say that asbestos was an industrial discovery of the 20th century. But in fact, the history of asbestos goes far beyond that. And it’s a story which could even be said to mirror the development of civilisation itself – through Greek and Roman times to the Mongols, through the Crusades and World Wars, all the way to the present! Join us below as we shine a light on the weird and wonderful history of asbestos.
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