“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. “The Role of Transportation in the Industrial Revolution” by Rick Szostak
  6. “Horses at Work: Horses in Industrial America” by Ann Norton Greene
  7. “The Camel and the Wheel” by Richard Bulliet

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