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Energies : an illustrated guide to the biosphere and civilization

Author: Vaclav Smil
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lively and accessible survey of all the forms of energy that shape our world, from the sun to the human body, from bread to microchips.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vaclav Smil
ISBN: 9780262692359 026269235X 0262194724 9780262194723
OCLC Number: 806449578
Description: XVIII, 210 p. : il., gràf
Responsibility: Vaclav Smil.

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"A thought-provoking and enjoyable piece of work." Wolfgang Rueckner, Harvard University

 
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