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Energies: An Illustrated Guide to the Biosphere and Civilization

By
Vaclav Smil
Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He is the author of forty books, including Power Density: A Key to Understanding Energy Sources and Uses and Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing, both published by the MIT Press. In 2010 he was named by Foreign Policy as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers. In 2013 Bill Gates wrote on his website that “there is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.”

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ISBN electronic:
9780262283830
Publication date:
1998
Book Chapter

6: Transportation and Information

Published:
1998
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1998. "Transportation and Information", Energies: An Illustrated Guide to the Biosphere and Civilization, Vaclav Smil

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