1st Edition

Energy In World History





ISBN 9780367158798
Published October 19, 2020 by Routledge
318 Pages

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Book Description

This book offers a comprehensive look at the role of energy in world history, ranging from human muscle-power in foraging societies and animal-power in traditional farming to preindustrial hydraulic techniques and modern fossil-fueled civilization.

Table of Contents

1. Energy and Society 2. Energy in Prehistory 3. Traditional Agriculture 4. Preindustrial Prime Movers and Fuels 5. Fossil-Fueled Civilization 6. Energy in World History

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