Water Power by Michael Burgan
(Energy Today)

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Hydraulic power has been used for hundreds of years for everything from sawmills to steam generators. Water Power explores the past and present uses for this source of renewable energy and uses vivid photographs and illustrations to discuss its future in energy development.
 

About Michael Burgan

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Mark Overmyer-Velazquez, Ph.D., consulting editor and author of the preface included in each volume, holds a joint B.A. degree in history and in German literature from the University of British Columbia; an M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University in Latin American history; and a Ph.D. from Yale University in Latin American and U.S. Latino history. He is currently assistant professor of history at the University of Connecticut. Professor Overmyer-Velazquez is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and has written many articles, chapters, and book reviews on Latin American and U.S. Latino/a history. He is the author of Visions of the Emerald City: Modernity, Tradition and the Formation of Porfirian Oaxaca, Mexico.
 
Published April 30, 2010 by Chelsea Clubhouse. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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