The history of energy, King Arthur and the church and an Olympian clash: Paul Lay previews the August issue of History Today.
In the August edition of History Today, Richard Rhodes looks at the history of energy transition – from wood to coal, to oil, nuclear power and beyond – and examines the extraordinary impact such transformations have on civilisation.
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You can also get History Today for your iPad, Android device or Kindle Fire via our new tablet edition. This month we have a tablet-exclusive article by Mihir Bose on the origins of the modern Olympic Games, and how they were influenced by a 19th-century English novel. The tablet edition is out Tuesday July 17th.