Reviews

Author: 
Bob Johnson
Reviewer: 
Thomas M. Turnbull

Turnbull on Johnson, 'Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture'


Bob Johnson. Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. 264 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2004-3.

Reviewed by Thomas M. Turnbull (Leuphana Universitat, IEEE Fellow in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology)
Published on H-Energy (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Andrew B. Arnold
Reviewer: 
Christian Wright

Wright on Arnold, 'Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country'


Andrew B. Arnold. Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country. Culture, Labor, History Series. New York: New York University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-6498-5.

Reviewed by Christian Wright
Published on H-Energy (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Meg Jacobs
Reviewer: 
Tyler Priest

Priest on Jacobs, 'Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s'


Meg Jacobs. Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s. New York: Hill and Wang, 2016. 371 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5847-1.

Reviewed by Tyler Priest (University of Iowa)
Published on H-Energy (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Robert Lifset, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jeff Manuel

Manuel on Lifset, 'American Energy Policy in the 1970s'


Robert Lifset, ed. American Energy Policy in the 1970s. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. 332 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-4450-4.

Reviewed by Jeff Manuel (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
Published on H-Energy (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
David Buchan, Malcolm Keay
Reviewer: 
Lauren Mckee

Mckee on Buchan and Keay, 'Europe's Long Energy Journey: Towards an Energy Union?'


David Buchan, Malcolm Keay. Europe's Long Energy Journey: Towards an Energy Union? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-875330-8.

Reviewed by Lauren Mckee (Berea College)
Published on H-Energy (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
James Robert Allison
Reviewer: 
Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Dieterich-Ward on Allison, 'Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination'


James Robert Allison. Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20669-2.

Reviewed by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Energy (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Andrew Needham
Reviewer: 
Ben Ford

Ford on Needham, 'Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest'


Andrew Needham. Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 336 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13906-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17354-2.

Reviewed by Ben Ford (Salem State University)
Published on H-Energy (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Christopher F. Jones
Reviewer: 
Raechel Lutz

Lutz on Jones, 'Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America'


Christopher F. Jones. Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72889-9.

Reviewed by Raechel Lutz (Rutgers University)
Published on H-Energy (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Gary Sernovitz
Reviewer: 
Tyler Priest

Priest on Sernovitz, 'The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy'


Gary Sernovitz. The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2016. 288 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-08066-0.

Reviewed by Tyler Priest (University of Iowa)
Published on H-Energy (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Steven A. Yetiv
Reviewer: 
Marta Musso

Musso on Yetiv, 'Myths of the Oil Boom: American National Security in a Global Energy Market'


Steven A. Yetiv. Myths of the Oil Boom: American National Security in a Global Energy Market. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-021269-8.

Reviewed by Marta Musso (Cambridge)
Published on H-Energy (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Robert D. Lifset
Reviewer: 
William Michael Camp

Camp on Lifset, 'Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism'


Robert D. Lifset. Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism. History of the Urban Environment Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. 328 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6305-9.

Reviewed by William Michael Camp (Emory University)
Published on H-Energy (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Tyler Priest
Reviewer: 
Jason Theriot

Theriot on Priest, 'The Offshore Imperative: Shell Oil's Search for Petroleum in Postwar America'


Tyler Priest. The Offshore Imperative: Shell Oil's Search for Petroleum in Postwar America. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2007. xi + 317 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-568-4.

Reviewed by Jason Theriot
Published on H-Energy (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Joseph A. Stromberg

Offshore or Bust

Author: 
Jay E. Hakes
Reviewer: 
Joe Pratt

Pratt on Hakes, 'A Declaration of Energy Independence: How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment'


Jay E. Hakes. A Declaration of Energy Independence: How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment. New York: J. Wiley, 2008. iv + 252 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-470-26763-9.

Reviewed by Joe Pratt
Published on H-Energy (May, 2010)
Commissioned by Joseph A. Stromberg

The Politics of U.S. Energy Policy

Author: 
Daniel Pope
Reviewer: 
Julie Cohn

Cohn on Pope, 'Nuclear Implosions: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Public Power Supply System'


Daniel Pope. Nuclear Implosions: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Public Power Supply System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xix + 282 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-40253-8.

Reviewed by Julie Cohn
Published on H-Energy (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Joseph A. Stromberg

Lessons from a Colossal Energy Planning Failure

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