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TVA and its critics.

Gordon R. Clapp

TVA and its critics.

by Gordon R. Clapp

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Published by League for Industrial Democracy in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennessee Valley Authority.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN79.A135 C55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6174024M
    LC Control Number55004844
    OCLC/WorldCa2061489

    Thank you for your interest in Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden. This digital version is available to download free of charge. We are a non-profit initiative. Please consider donating to OBP and purchasing our books to support our by: 1. quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt: 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.', 'Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.', and 'I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.'Missing: TVA.

    Capitalism and its critics A modern Marx Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster book is a great piece of scholarship, but a poor guide to policy Leaders May 3rd editionMissing: TVA.   TVA Agrees to Get Its Ash out of Gallatin Settling a lawsuit, the TVA will move 12 million tons of coal ash stored in pits at the Gallatin Fossil Plant J.R. Lind.

    Since I have been reading books about the attack on Pearl Harbor for decades, I was aware of this book, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and its Aftermath by John Toland practically since it was published. I couldn't remember whether I had already read it.4/5. A: By doing library searches, I found some informative books: "A Foreigner Looks at the TVA" by Odette Keun; "The Valley and Its People: A Portrait of TVA.


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