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Growth

From Microorganisms to Megacities (The MIT Press)

Vaclav Smil

A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the f...
Publish Date
2019
September 24
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9780262042833
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 28, 2019
Vaclav Smil’s latest masterpiece.     source