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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

This is something quite extraordinary. A sprawling, epic story covering energy and its effects on policy, with characters and topics and events from the beginning of the industrial revolution to the ... Read full review

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It's a page turner.
I've been in the nuclear power industry for fifty years. The parts of the book dealing with nuclear power are fraught with errors.
Are these the only errors?
Despite the errors I would recommend reading the book.
Bill Corcoran
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Root_Cause_State_of_the_Practice/
 

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Jeff Easterling - Goodreads

The Quest offers an exhaustive history and depiction of the modern, international energy industry for a casual reader. Exhaustive and casual are words typically not used together, but they describe ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Justin Tapp - Goodreads

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Making of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin This book was on a recommended reading list produced by the State Department under the "(Geographic) Area Studies ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Glen R. - Goodreads

It took me several months to read and digest this book. It is 685 pages of text and about 200 pages of back of the book stuff – notes, index, etc. Yergin digs through a mound of information regarding ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Steve Horton - Goodreads

Dr. Yergin's expertise is well known, and I purchased this tome as soon as it came out. It is a good and interesting survey of the geo-political history of the state of energy, stuffed full of good ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Bruce Bell - Goodreads

If you've ever had a question about how the modern geopolitical landscape works, chances are it's related to energy, and thus, covered in this book. With oversimplifying, Yergin takes us back to the ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Void lon iXaarii - Goodreads

I was really happy to find a book on this topic which I believe is crucial for the wellbeing of pretty much all people. In my opinion in the book there were way too many of what I call "newspaper ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Jake Wellman - Goodreads

The manual of energy in the 21st century, Yergin's encyclopedia answers all the questions a modern "all of the above" energy strategy elicits in concerned citizens. In an age marked by security ... Read full review

Review: The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

User Review  - Pieter - Goodreads

The sequel of "The Prize", which focuses on the history of oil. The author deals in "The Quest" with the short period about oil that was left uncovered in the "The Prize", starting from the second ... Read full review


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