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Harvesting the Biosphere, by Vaclav Smil. There is no author who

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Harvesting the Biosphere, by Vaclav Smil Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: The MIT Press (December 21, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 026201856X ISBN-13: 978-0262018562 There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil. Here...

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Poor Numbers, by Morten Jerven

Poor Numbers, by Morten Jerven

Poor Numbers, by Morten Jerven Series: Cornell Studies in Political Economy Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1 edition (February 19, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 080147860X Jerven, an economist, spent four years...

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The Bet, by Paul Sabin

The Bet, by Paul Sabin

The Bet, by Paul Sabin Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Yale University Press (September 3, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0300176481 Sabin chronicles the public debate about whether the world is headed for an environmental catastrophe. He...

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger Marc Levinson Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Princeton University Press (January 27, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0691136408 ISBN-13: 978-0691136400 The...

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The Most Powerful Idea in the World, by William Rosen

The Most Powerful Idea in the World, by William Rosen

The Most Powerful Idea in the World, by William Rosen Paperback: 376 pages Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; Reprint edition (March 15, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780226726342 ISBN-13: 978-0226726342 A bit like The Box, except it’s...

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The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond

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The World Until Yesterday, by Jared Diamond Paperback: 512 pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (October 29, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0143124404 It’s not as good as Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel. But then, few books are....

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Why Does College Cost So Much?, by Robert B. Archibald and David

Why Does College Cost So Much?, by Robert B. Archibald and David

Why Does College Cost So Much?, by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; First Edition edition (November 17, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0199744505 ISBN-13: 978-0199744503 The...

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