The Culture of Energy

The Culture of Energy

eBook - 2008
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The culture of the modern world involves a sizeable and continuous use of energy. The story of energy as a part of modernity begins in the early 19th Century with hard work, experiments and the establishment of local energy systems. The natural conditions made certain by the alternation between light and dark, between warmth and cold, was gradually suspended by the introduction of electric lighting and heating into the home. The welfare state has significantly hastened this development to t ...
Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008
ISBN: 9781443812023
1443812021
9781847185792
1847185797
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 289 pages) : illustrations

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