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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501105357
  • ISBN: 1501105353
  • Physical Description: xiv, 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-443) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Power. No wood, no kingdom ; Raising water by fire ; A giant with one idea ; To make for all the world ; Catch me who can ; Unconquered steam! -- Part 2. Light. Rushlight to gaslight ; Pursuing Leviathan ; Burning fluids ; Wild animals ; Great forces of nature ; A cadence of water ; An enormous yellow cheese ; Pillars of black cloud -- Part 3. New fires. A gift of God ; One-armed men doing welding ; Full power in fifty-seven ; Affection from the smog ; The dark age to come ; All aboard.
Summary, etc.:
Describes five centuries of progress through the history of energy sources, from wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond and highlights the successes and failures that led to each innovation.
Subject: Power resources > History.
Power resources > Social aspects.
Energy development > History.
Energy development > Social aspects.

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