“Transportation Technology” Learning Path

Other than technologies related to Food and Energy, Transportation technologies have made greater contributions to human progress than any other type.

I recommend that you read these book summaries in the following order:

  1. “Creating the Twentieth Century” by Vaclav Smil
  2. “The Box: How the Shipping Container…” by Marc Levinson
  3. “Prime Movers of Globalization: The History of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines” by Vaclav Smil
  4. “Transforming the Twentieth Century” by Vaclav Smil
  5. “Horses at Work: Horses in Industrial America” by Ann Norton Greene
  6. “The Camel and the Wheel” by Richard Bulliet

If there is a book that you find particularly interesting, please support the author by buying the book.