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Arrested Development? Energy Crises, Fuel Supplies, and the Slow March to Modernity in Scotland, 1450-1850

Citation
Oram R (2013) Arrested Development? Energy Crises, Fuel Supplies, and the Slow March to Modernity in Scotland, 1450-1850. In: Unger R (ed.) Energy Transitions in History: Global Cases of Continuity and Change. Rachel Carson Centre Perspectives, 2. Munich: Rachel Carson Centre, pp. 17-24. http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/download/publications/perspectives/2013_perspectives/1302_energy_web_color1.pdf

Abstract
This essay explores the transitions in fuel use that occurred in Scotland between the later 15th and mid 19th centuries and the various drivers behind those transitions: shortages/market price; technological; ideological; fashion.

Keywords
energy transitions; fuel resources; modernity; Scotland

StatusPublished
Author(s)Oram, Richard
Title of seriesRachel Carson Centre Perspectives
Number in series2
Publication date31/12/2013
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/20081
PublisherRachel Carson Centre
Publisher URLhttp://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/…y_web_color1.pdf
Place of publicationMunich
ISSN of series2190-5088
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