| Thomas Arkell

Our Top 5 Books About Lithium (2013)

Here are five books that provide information on lithium as it relates to energy and mining:


"The Lithium-Ion Battery: Fundamentals and Applications"

Author(s): Masaki Yoshio, Ralph J. Brodd, and Akiya Kozawa

Publisher: Wiley

First Print: 2009

Length: 520 pages, (approx 16 hours to read)

Synopsis: This book provides a comprehensive overview of lithium-ion battery technology, including its history, materials, manufacturing processes, and applications in various industries.

"Lithium: Environmental Pollution and Health Effects"

Author(s): Baoshan Xing and Pan Ming Huang

Publisher: CRC Press

First Print: 2012

Length: 436 pages, (approx 13 hours to read)

Synopsis: This book examines the environmental and health impacts of lithium mining and processing, as well as the potential risks and benefits of this resource.

"Lithium Mining and Environmental Impact in Argentina"

Author(s): M. Cecilia Rojo

Publisher: Springer

First Print: 2020

Length: 174 pages, (approx 5 hours to read)

Synopsis: This book provides an in-depth analysis of the environmental and social impacts of lithium mining in Argentina, including water use, pollution, and land use conflicts. It also explores potential solutions and best practices for sustainable mining.

"Lithium: A Doctor, a Drug, and a Breakthrough"

Author(s): Walter A. Brown

Publisher: Liveright Publishing

First Print: 2019

Length: 304 pages, (approx 9 hours to read)

Synopsis: This book tells the story of the discovery and development of lithium as a treatment for bipolar disorder, and its impact on psychiatry and society. It also explores the history and future of lithium mining and production.

"The New Lithium Kingdom: The Lithium Mining Economy in Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile"

Author(s): Andreas M. Fleckner

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

First Print: 2020

Length: 167 pages, (approx 5 hours to read)

Synopsis: This book analyzes the economic, political, and social aspects of lithium mining in Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile, and its impact on these countries and their relations with other countries and international organizations. It also explores the challenges and opportunities of lithium production and use.

Further Reading...

If that's not enough, here are the one's we'll be reading next month.

  • "Lithium: A Strategic Element" by J. R. Keith: This book provides an overview of the global lithium industry, including exploration, mining, processing, and applications in energy storage.
  • "Lithium Process Chemistry: Resources, Extraction, Batteries and Recycling" by J. P. Perdahl: This book covers the chemical processes involved in the extraction, production, and recycling of lithium, as well as its use in batteries.
  • "Lithium-Ion Batteries: Advanced Materials and Technologies" edited by X. Wu and R. C. Advincula: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in lithium-ion battery materials, manufacturing processes, and technologies.
  • "Lithium in Mesoamerica: The Green Energy Revolution and Its Consequences" by E. Auyero and L. Swistun: This book explores the social and environmental consequences of lithium mining in Mesoamerica, and the implications of the "green energy revolution" for local communities.
  • "The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World" by S. B. Inskeep: This book tells the story of the development of the lithium-ion battery, including its early history, the challenges faced by its inventors, and the potential impact of this technology on the energy industry.

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Peter Arkell writes for Carrington Day News - 2023-02-03


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