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Energy in the American Economy, 1850-1975
Energy in the American Economy, 1850-1975
By Sam H. Schurr, Bruce C. Netschert and Others
Johns Hopkins Press (for Resources for the Future), 1960, 774 pp
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An extensive study of the domestic energy position of the United States, the growth of energy consumption over the past century and our likely needs and supplies in 1975. The author concludes that our natural resources should, in principle, suffice to meet our needs at that date.