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Author Bucknell, Howard.

Title Energy and the national defense / Howard Bucknell, III
Published [Lexington] : University Press of Kentucky, [1981]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Series Essays for the third century
Essays for the third century.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Energy and National Security; 2 Energy Availability and the Supply/Demand Mechanism; 3 Alternatives to the Oil and Gas Economy; 4 The Economic Politics of Energy Transition; 5 Energy Ideologies; 6 Energy Conservation, Economic Growth, and Jobs; 7 International Dimensions of the U.S. Energy Situation; 8 Energy Wars and Alternatives; 9 Political Reactions to Energy Questions; 10 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the war between Iran and Iraq underline the grim thesis of this book. Howard Bucknell argues that our dependence upon foreign oil poses an unequaled threat not only to our security as a nation but also to the fabric of our society. He issues a call for confronting this imminent crisis, for conservation and for the urgent development of new sources of energy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225) and index
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Subject Energy policy -- United States.
National security -- United States.
Power resources -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813104025
0813162319 electronic bk
9780813162317 electronic bk