2006, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Children of the sun : a history of humanity's unappeasable appetite for energy / Alfred W. Crosby. Crosby, Alfred W, (author.)

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Children of the sun : a history of humanity's unappeasable appetite for energy / Alfred W. Crosby
 
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Edition
  • First edition.
Physical Description
  • xv, 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published
  • New York : W.W. Norton, c2006.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Children of the sun : a history of humanity's unappeasable appetite for energy /​ Alfred W. Crosby.
Author
  • Crosby, Alfred W, (author.)
Edition
  • First edition.
Published
  • New York : W.W. Norton, c2006.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xv, 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • A survey of humanity's historical and modern efforts to harness sun-based energy reveals how the human race's successes have hinged directly on effective uses of sun energy and cites rates in pollution and global warming as warning signs of fossil fuel limits.
Contents
  • PART I: The largess of the sun. Fire and cooking
  • Agriculture
  • The Columbian exchange
  • PART II: Fossilized sunshine. Coal and steam
  • Oil and the Ice (Internal Combustion Engine)
  • Electricity
  • PART III: Energy at the turn of the third millennium. Fission
  • Fusion
  • The anthropocene.
Notes
  • Formerly CIP.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-180) and index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780393059359 (hardcover)
  • 9780393931532 (paperback)
  • 0393931536 (paperback)
Dewey Number
  • 333.79
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Macquarie University. Macquarie University Library. Open to the public 99219447910802171; TJ163.2 .C78 2006 Book; Illustrated English
Randwick City Library. Bowen Library Maroubra. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
Shoalhaven Libraries. Nowra (Central) Library. Open to the public 333.79/CRO Book; Illustrated English
State Library of NSW. Open to the public R N333.79/144 Book; Illustrated English
UNSW Sydney. UNSW Library. Open to the public 9937270050001731; HELD Book; Illustrated English
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