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Power-lined : electricity, landscape, and the American mind / Daniel L. Wuebben.

Author/Creator:
Wuebben, Daniel L., author.
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Electrification -- United States -- History.
Electric lines -- United States -- History.
Electric power distribution -- United States -- History.
Landscape changes -- United States -- History.
Electric lines.
Electric power distribution.
Electrification.
Landscape changes.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction: power-lined landscapes
Wires in the garden, 1844-1882
New York's frontier lines and telegraph forests, 1882-1916
California's networks: wooden poles, lattice steel towers, and modernist pylons, 1907-1972
Public perceptions and power line battles, 1935-2013
Conclusion: the future of the power-lined landscape.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781496203663
1496203666
9781496215963 (epub)
9781496215970 (mobi)
9781496215987 (pdf)
OCLC:
1057732293
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