TVA, fifty years of grass-roots bureaucracy

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

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  • Tennessee River Valley

Subjects:

  • Tennessee Valley Authority -- Congresses.,
  • Electric utilities -- Tennessee River Valley -- Congresses.,
  • Electric power -- Tennessee River Valley -- Congresses.,
  • Water resources development -- Tennessee River Valley -- Congresses.

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Other titlesT.V.A., fifty years of grass-roots bureaucracy.
Statementedited by Erwin C. Hargrove and Paul K. Conkin.
ContributionsHargrove, Erwin C., Conkin, Paul Keith., Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9685.U7 T37 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3164556M
ISBN 100252010868
LC Control Number83006475

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