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Grand Transitions

How the Modern World Was Made

Grand Transitions( )
Author: Smil, Vaclav
ISBN:978-0-19-006066-4
Publication Date:Mar 2021
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.99
Book Description:

What makes the modern world work? The answer to this deceptively simple question lies in four "grand transitions" of civilization--in populations, agriculture, energy, and economics--which have transformed the way we live. Now a fifth transition is underway: the environmental changes that will determine the success or eventual failure of the preceding transitions that have made the world we inhabit today.

Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.009 x 6.357 x 1.287 Inches
Book Weight:1.54 Pounds



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