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Energy : a beginner's guide

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  • Creator Vaclav Smil
  • Format Books
  • Publication 2nd edition. London : Oneworld, 2017.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • ISBNs 9781786071330, 1786071339
  • OCLC ocn966489076


  • Previous edition: 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Energy in our minds: concepts and measures -- Energy in the biosphere: how nature works -- Energy in human history: muscles, tools, and machines -- Energy in the modern world: fossil-fueled civilization -- Energy in everyday life: from eating to emailing -- Energy in the future: trends and unknowns

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