Carbon Technocracy: East Asian Energy Regimes and the Industrial Modern, 1900-1957
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CitationSeow, Victor Kian Giap. 2014. Carbon Technocracy: East Asian Energy Regimes and the Industrial Modern, 1900-1957. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University.
AbstractCarbon Technocracy argues for the centrality of fossil fuel energy to the making of global industrial modernity and to the emergence of East Asian technocratic imaginaries in the first half of the twentieth century. It advances the premise that coal and later oil enabled not only the transformation of human society’s material foundations, but also allowed for new kinds of publics and politics.
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