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Prime Movers of Globalization

The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines (The MIT Press)

by Vaclav Smil

The many books on globalization published over the past few years range from claims that the world is flat to an unlikely rehabilitation of Genghis Khan as a pioneer of global commerce. Missing from these accounts is a consideration of the technologies behind the creation of the globalized economy. What makes it possible for us to move billions of ...
Publish Date
2013
February 7
Goodreads rating
3.87
ISBN
9780262518765
Tags
engineeringpoliticsscience
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An entire book about the development and impact of gas turbines and diesel engines.     source