Energy In World History

Energy In World History

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Description

This book 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 144.78 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 590g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0367158795
  • 9780367158798
  • 1,183,150

Table of contents

1. Energy and Society 2. Energy in Prehistory 3. Traditional Agriculture 4. Preindustrial Prime Movers and Fuels 5. Fossil-Fueled Civilization 6. Energy in World History
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