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Two prime movers of globalization : the history and impact of diesel engines and gas turbines

Author: Vaclav Smil
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Prime movers of globalization.
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The story of how diesel engines and gas turbines, used to power cargo ships and jet airplanes, made today's globally integrated economy possible.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vaclav Smil
ISBN: 9780262014434 0262014432
OCLC Number: 699861022
In: Smil, Vaclav
Description: 261 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Prime movers of globalization
Responsibility: Vaclav Smil.
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"By scrutinizing common yet often-overlooked technologies, Smil offers a fresh and useful perspective on world economics." Mark Reutter Wilson Quarterly "Mr. Smil's account of the engineering Read more...

 
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