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Sources of power : how energy forges human history

Author: Manfred Weissenbacher
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred Weissenbacher
ISBN: 9780313356285 9780313356292 9780313356308 9780313356315 9780313356261 9780313356278 0313356262 0313356270 0313356289 0313356297 0313356300 0313356319
OCLC Number: 685179006
Description: 2 v. (xxiv, 890 p.) : ill., cartes ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Before oil : the ages of foraging, agriculture, and coal --
v. 2. The oil age and beyond.
Responsibility: Manfred Weissenbacher.

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