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Richard F. Hirsh

Richard F. Hirsh is Professor of History and of Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech.

Titles by This Author

The Origins of Deregulation and Restructuring in the American Electric Utility System

In the late 1990s, the formerly staid and monopolistic electric utility industry entered an era of freewheeling competition and deregulation, allowing American consumers to buy electricity from any company offering it. In this book, Richard F. Hirsh explains how and why this radical restructuring has occurred.