Energy and Civilization: A History (MIT Press)

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I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next Star Wars movie In his latest book, Energy and Civilization A History, he goes deep and broad to explain how innovations in humans ability to turn energy into heat, light, and motion have been a driving force behind our cultural and economic progress over the past 10,000 years Bill Gates, Gates Notes, Best Books of the YearEnergy is the only universal currency it is necessary for getting anything done The conversion of energy on Earth ranges from terra forming forces of plate tectonics to cumulative erosive effects of raindrops Life on Earth depends on the photosynthetic conversion of solar energy into plant biomass Humans have come to rely on many energy flows ranging from fossil fuels to photovoltaic generation of electricity for their civilized existence In this monumental history, Vaclav Smil provides a comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society, from pre agricultural foraging societies through today s fossil fuel driven civilization Humans are the only species that can systematically harness energies outside their bodies, using the power of their intellect and an enormous variety of artifacts from the simplest tools to internal combustion engines and nuclear reactors The epochal transition to fossil fuels affected everything agriculture, industry, transportation, weapons, communication, economics, urbanization, quality of life, politics, and the environment Smil describes humanity s energy eras in panoramic and interdisciplinary fashion, offering readers a magisterial overview This book is an extensively updated and expanded version of Smil s Energy in World History 1994 Smil has incorporated an enormous amount of new material, reflecting the dramatic developments in energy studies over the last two decades and his own research over that time. 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    • 0262035774
    • Energy and Civilization: A History (MIT Press)
    • Vaclav Smil
    • English
    • 14 October 2016

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