Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He is the author of over forty books on topics including energy, environmental and population change, food production and nutrition, technical innovation, risk assessment, and public policy. No other living scientist has had more books (on a wide variety of topics) reviewed in Nature. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, in 2010 he was named by Foreign Policy as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers.

How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 10 h 7 min Price: $20.00 Or 1 credit
Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 12 h 0 min Price: $24.99 Or 1 credit
Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 10 h 54 min Price: $19.99 Or 1 credit
Numbers Don't Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 6 h 14 min Price: $17.50 Or 1 credit
Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 26 h 18 min Price: $34.99 Or 1 credit
Power Density: A Key to Understanding Energy Sources and Uses
By Vaclav Smil
Duration: 12 h 21 min Price: $24.99 Or 1 credit