Brooke C. Stoddard is the author of World in the Balance: The Perilous Months of June-October 1940 (Potomac, 2011). He is a lifelong professional writer.He worked as a writer and editor at Time-Life Books from 1977 to 1983 and as a book project manager at National Geographic from 2007 to 2009. Between and since, he has worked independently writing stories for the Washington Post, Smithsonian magazine's website, Historic Preservation, and many other periodicals. Some of his more technology and manufacturing stories have appeared in Electric Perspectives, American Gas, Chemical Process Safety Report, McGraw-Hill's Federal Technology Report, and Cutting Tool Engineering. He is the former editor of Military Heritage magazine.
Read this fascinating story of iron and steel from pre-history through the Industrial Revolution and into the present age. Combining historical research with engaging firsthand reporting, this book dives into the world of modern steelmaking. -New Equipment Digest