Sources of Power: How Energy Forges Human History

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ABC-CLIO, 2009 - History - 890 pages
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A landmark book rolls out a bold, new, energy-based theory of human history based on a simple, yet powerful law: whoever controls the world's effective energy supplies during a given energy age will inevitably dominate the economic, political, and cultural history of that age.

* 90 illustrations

* 20 tables

 

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Contents

VOLUME 2 THE OIL AGE AND BEYOND
iii
EPILOGUE
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Manfred Weissenbacher is an independent energy consultant and teaches at the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Management at Copenhagen Business School.

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