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Energy: A Human History

By: Richard Rhodes

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon and Schuster: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040369

ISBN: 1982101628

Condition: New


Pulitzer prize- and national book award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time—wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond. Through an unforgettable cast of characters, Pulitzer prize-winning author Richard Rhodes explains how wood gave way to coal and coal made room for oil, as we now turn to natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable energy. Rhodes looks back on five centuries of progress, through such influential figures as queen Elizabeth i, king James i, Benjamin franklin, Herman Melville, john d. Rockefeller, and henry ford. I... View more info