Sources of Power [2 volumes]: How Energy Forges Human History (Hardback)
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Sources of Power [2 volumes]: How Energy Forges Human History (Hardback)

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Hardback 890 Pages / Published: 30/09/2009
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A landmark book rolls out a bold, new, energy-based theory of human history based on a simple, yet powerful law: whoever controls the world's effective energy supplies during a given energy age will inevitably dominate the economic, political, and cultural history of that age.


* 90 illustrations

* 20 tables

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313356261
Number of pages: 890
Weight: 1656 g
Dimensions: 229 x 156 x 76 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is a long single-authored work admirable for its clarity, depth, and informed synthesis-as well as its importance to scholars, policymakers, and students in the many intertwining fields concerned with energy and politics." - SciTech Book News
"An excellent book for interdisciplinary discussion courses. Highly recommended. General readers and lower- and upper-division undergraduates." - Choice

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