Numbers Don’t Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World

Numbers Don’t Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World

by Vaclav Smil

From Earth’s nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our modern world – and how all of this affects the planet itself – in Numbers Don’t Lie, Professor Vaclav Smil takes us on a fact-finding adventure, using surprising statistics and illuminating graphs to challenge lazy thinking.

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