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Selling power : economics, policy, and electric utilities before 1940 / John L. Neufeld.

Author:
Neufeld, John L. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
x, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Markets and governments in economic history. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-316) and index.
Contents:
The economics of electric utilities -- Early commercialization -- The first electric utilities -- The adoption of state commission rate regulation -- Growth and growing pains -- Public utility holding companies: opportunity and crisis -- Public utility holding companies: indictment and "death sentence" -- Hydroelectricity and the federal government -- Rural electrification -- Conclusion and a look forward from 1940.
Subject(s):
Electric utilitiesUnited StatesHistory [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780226399638 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • 022639963X (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • (electronic book)
LCCN:
2016015753
OCLC:
944087571
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