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The Culture of Energy
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. In The Culture of Energy historians, social scientists and architects focus on various aspects of the energy culture in Western Europe, the United States, India and former Soviet Union, and examine subjects such as the history of lighting, street lighting, heating and central heating, household uses of energy, the debate on nuclear power, energy conservation and environmental perspectives on energy.

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary material
pp. i-vi(6)

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INTRODUCTION
pp. vii-x(4)
Author: RÜDIGER, MOGENS

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GAS-LIGHT IN ITALY BETWEEN 1700s & 1800s: A HISTORY OF LIGHTING
pp. 2-29(28)
Authors: DEL CURTO, DAVIDE; LANDI, ANGELO

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ELECTRIC LIGHT AND THE CITYSCAPE
pp. 82-92(11)
Author: NAMIAS, OLIVIER

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THE HIDDEN DIMENSIONS OF ELECTRICAL ARCHITECTURE
pp. 93-101(9)
Author: NAMIAS, OLIVIER

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NIS COUNTRIES: CULTURE OF “ENERGY SPENDING”
pp. 104-117(14)
Author: KIZIMA, SERGEY A.

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ÅGESTA – THE SUBURB NUCLEAR PLANT: THE POSSIBILITIES OF RE-USE AND LARGE-SCALE PERSERVATION OF A RADIATION-CONTAMINATED POWER PLANT
pp. 118-135(18)
Authors: LUNDGREN, PER; TAFVELIN HELDNER, MAGDALENA; DAHLSTRÖM RITTSÉL, EVA

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ENERGY CONSERVATION IN AMERICA: THE CASE OF NEW YORK
pp. 158-166(9)
Author: LIFSET, ROBERT

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THE NEW CULTURE OF ENERGY: HOW TO EMPOWER ENERGY USERS?
pp. 236-253(18)
Author: WALLENBORN, GRÉGOIRE

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LESSONS DRAWN FROM THE HISTORY OF HEATING: A FRENCH PERSPECTIVE
pp. 268-280(13)
Author: GALLO, EMMANUELLE

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AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TOWARDS ENERGY AND AESTHETICS IN LIGHTING
pp. 281-286(6)
Author: DUGAR, AMARDEEP M

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pp. 287-289(3)

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