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Energy in World History

Energy in World History( )
Author: Smil, Vaclav
ISBN:978-0-8133-1902-5
Publication Date:Oct 1994
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Vaclav Smil offers a comprehensive look at the role of energy in world history, ranging from human muscle-power in foraging societies and animal-power in traditional farming to preindustrial hydraulic techniques and modern fossil-fueled civilization. The book combines a vast historical sweep with cross-cultural comparisons and is enhanced by illustrations and accessible quantitative material. Students and general readers alike will gain an understanding of energy’s...
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Book Details
Pages:300
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds



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