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Key Concepts in Energy ,  Springer – Engineering Book Series, Heilderberg- New York,  2014. at             “Waiting for the energy crisis: Europe and the United States on the eve of the first oil shock”, Historical … Continue reading

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Estimating Oil Reserves: History and Methods”, in Fossil Fuel and the Environment, Shahriar Khan (ed.), IN-Tech, Vukovar, (2011), pp. 143-166. Open-Access Book.

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“Oil in the age of steam”, Journal of Global History 5,1,(2010): 75–94. “The European debate on rate systems in the interwar period”, Energy Policy, 38, 8 (2010):4703 to 4711.  “Revolution and policy failure: the 1910s Portuguese Republic”, European Review of … Continue reading

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