Energy and Society: The Relationship Between Energy, Social Change, and Economic Development (e-book)

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First Published: 1955, McGraw-Hill, Book Company, New York, ISBN 0-8371-3679-2
Reprinted:
with Permission of Fred Cottrell, 1970, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT
Revised Edition:
with permission of Robert Cottrell, 2009, Encyclopedia of Earth
Author
: W. Fred Cottrell (1903 – 1979)


Revised Edition Dedicated to: W. Fred Cottrell by his family, friends, faculty, students, researchers and all whose lives he touched.

  1. Chapter 1: Energy & Society
  2. Chapter 2: Organic Energy and the Low-Energy Society
  3. Chapter 3: Inorganic Energy Sources: Wind and Water
  4. Chapter 4: Sail and Trade
  5. Chapter 5: Steam: Key to the Industrial Revolution
  6. Chapter 6: The Historical Circumstances
  7. Chapter 7: The Industrialization of Agriculture
  8. Chapter 8: Changing Claims on the Distribution of Energy Surpluses
  9. Chapter 9: Capitalism in Theory and in Fact
  10. Chapter 10: Adaptations to New Technology
  11. Chapter 11: The Organization of Productive Effort
  12. Chapter 12: The Distribution of Consumer Goods
  13. Chapter 13: The Enlargement and Concentration of Political Power
  14. Chapter 14: Not One World, But Many
  15. Chapter 15: Ideological Unity and Economic Realism
  16. Chapter 16: Energy in a Contracting System
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Citation

Cleveland, C. (2009). Energy and Society: The Relationship Between Energy, Social Change, and Economic Development (e-book). Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/152455

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