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When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America

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Blackouts-whether they result from military planning, network failure, human error, or terrorism-offer snapshots of electricity's increasingly central role in American society. Where were you when the lights went out? At home during a thunderstorm? During the Great Northeastern Blackout of 1965? In California when rolling blackouts hit in 2000? In 2003, when a cascading power failure left fifty million people without electricity? We often remember vividly our time in the dark. In When the Lights Went Out, David Nye views ...

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When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America
2013, MIT Press

ISBN-13: 9780262525077

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When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America
2010, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262013741

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