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From Edison to Enron

the business of power and what it means for the future of electricity

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard Munson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 M858 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26296859M
ISBN 10027598740X
LC Control Number2005017480
OCLC/WorldCa60705638


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Bradley. One Line Description While explaining the connections between Enron and Edison, the book takes the reader through the flamboyant history of the American energy industry and sets the stage for Ken Lay's entry on the energy stage.

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Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. The Enron scandal, publicized in Octobereventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world.

In addition to being the largest bankruptcy reorganization in American history at that Former type: Public. Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, was founded in as a merger between Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth, both relatively small regional its bankruptcy on December 3,Enron employed approximat staff and was a major electricity, natural gas, Founded: in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

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& Company, Inc. Michael Giberson. Richard Munson’s book From Edison to Enron provides a pretty engaging run through the history of the electric power business in the United States. The title actually understates the scope just a bit on each end, with Munson touching briefly on developments before Thomas Edison gets involved and discussing developments after Enron’s collapse up to the book.

Table of Contents for From Edison to Enron: the business of power and what it means for the future of electricity / Richard Munson, available from the Library of Congress. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

The oil industry in the United States has been the subject of innumerable histories. But books on the development of the natural gas industry and the electricity industry in the U.S.

are scarce. Edison to Enron is a readable flowing history of two of America's largest and most colorful industries. It begins with the story of Samuel Insull, a poor boy from England, who started his. If that’s true for you, then you are probably in a pretty similar mental space to mine when I started reading Rob Bradley’s Edison to Enron: Energy Markets and Political Strategies.

Rob’s detailed and thoroughly researched book is a well-told analysis of the valuable and interesting regulatory and business history that formed the backdrop.

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§ (d) (), Edison Electric Institute ("EEI") hereby files Amicus Brief in Support of the Petitions for Review of Initial Decision filed by Enron Corp. ("Enron") and the Public Utility Commission of Oregon ("OPUC") in. Robert L. Bradley, Jr.

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Book 1 of the Political Capitalism tetralogy (Capitalism at Work) explicated the classical-liberal worldview; Book 2 (Edison to Enron) detailed the back story of Enron’s industry and Ken Lay’s early career.

Drawing on those previous works, this book (and the one to come) will trace the false prosperity and spectacular demise of Enron to the. Roger Donway is a freelance writer and editor whose work focuses on philosophy, economics, and history.

In addition to heading up the Business Rights Center, Donway is assisting author Robert Bradley, Jr. with his forthcoming book Edison to Enron: Energy Markets and Political Strategies, the second volume in Bradley's trilogy, Political Capitalism (M&M Scrivener.

Richard Munson, From Edison to Enron: the Business of Power and What it Means for the Future of Electricity (Northeast-Midwest Institute, ).

Mark Essig, Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death New York: Walker & Co., ). A book review of: Munson, Richard. From Edison to Enron: The Business of Power and What It Means for the Future of Electricity We’ve only been able to use electricity about a century, with profound changes in lifestyle.

Rob’s detailed and thoroughly researched book is a well-told analysis of the valuable and interesting regulatory and business history that formed the backdrop of Enron’s spectacular failure.

The name of the book is somewhat misleading, because the first third of the book focuses not on Thomas Edison but on Samuel Insull. InRichard Munson, an attorney at the Environmental Defense Fund and the author of the landmark book "From Edison to Enron," described the tendency of people in Koppel’s generation to make Author: William Pentland.

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