Following fierce construction controversies in the late 1960s and the early 1970s, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System became a familiar cultural hallmark and the most iconic pipeline in the world.
Jacob Darwin Hamblin, The Wretched Atom: America’s Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2021).
In 1995 Michael Billig introduced the term ‘banal nationalism’ to refer to those representations and reproductions of the nation which are as ubiquitous as they tend to go unnoticed.
The arrival of widespread domestic electricity in rural Ireland was spread over two decades in the 1950s and 1960s, where the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) rolled out an electrical grid across the State.
Arne Kaijser, Markku Lehtonen, Jan-Henrik Meyer, Mar Rubio-Varas (eds), Engaging the Atom: The History of Nuclear Energy and Society in Europe from the 1950s to the Present (Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press, 2021).
Antoine Missemer, Les économistes et la fin des énergies fossiles (1865-1931) [Economists and the End of Fossil Fuels] (Paris : Garnier, 2017)
This paper argues that historians and their disciplinary practices can enhance the analysis of energy transitions by non-historians.
Timothy Mitchell, Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil (London: Verso, 2011)