Power Struggle: The Hundred-Year War Over Electricity

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Harper & Row, 1986 - Political Science - 305 pages
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This history of America's electric power industry discusses why the development of nuclear plants suddenly accelerated, why attempts at government regulation have been abandoned, and Wall Street's relationship to the industry

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Is electric power a true "commodity,'' and should it remain in the hands of the power industry? A growing number of consumer groups across the nation are redefining power as a "service'' that should ... Read full review

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Warning Signs
1
Behind the Miracle and the Myth
22
The Turbulent Thirties
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Copyright

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