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Spokes 6: Table of Contents   636 pages   {Notes}

Technology
        Clocks
        Discontinuities
        Externalities
    Energy
                Fire Pistons
        Heat Engines
            Steam Engines
                Roasting Jacks
            Internal Combustion Engines
                Vehicles
    Computers
        Computer Components
        Hardware
                Digital Equipment Corporation
            Personal Computers
                Xerox PARC
                Apple Computer
                IBM PC
        Software
            History
                 Unix & C
                 Object Orientation
                     Concepts
                     C++
                     OOPC
                     Software Swell
            The Internet
                 World Wide Web
                      Adobe Flash
                 Security
            Documentation
            Technical Support
    Synopsis
Economics
        The Dismal Science
        Scales of Economics
                GDP
        Econometrics
    History
        The Founding of Economics
        Ethical Qualms
        Money
                 Gold
        China
        The Roman Empire
        Islam
            Muhammad
        Feudalism
            Manorialism
        Medieval Europe
            Urban Revival
            By Land & Sea
            Trading Companies
            Finance
            Manufacture
                 Waterwheels & Windmills
                 Clocks
            Time Is Money
            The Black Death
        The Early Modern Period
            Age of Discovery
                Portugal
                    Christopher Columbus
                Spanish Conquistadors
            Thirty Years' War
            The Dutch Golden Age
                Tulip Mania
            Industrial Technology
                Printing
                    Knitting Trouble
                Textiles
                Shipbuilding
                Metallurgy
            Energy Production
            Trade
                The Slave Trade
            Nationalism
                England
                    The South Sea Bubble
                    The Mississippi Bubble
                Merchant Navies
                Russia
                The American Revolution
        Industrialization
            Child Labor
            Industrial Evolution
                 England
                    Finance
                    Transport
                 Industrial Innovation

                    Steel
            Energy
                 Fossil Fuels
                 Electricity
                     Generation & Distribution
                     Nuclear Power
                        Nuclear Power in Japan
                 Petroleum
                 Renewable Energy
                     Biofuel
                     Hydroelectricity
                     Wind Power
                     Solar Power
                         Solar Concentrators
                         Photovoltaics
            Society
                 The Working Class
                      Labor Unions
                      The Prophecy of Marx
                 Education
         Latecomers
             Imperial Russia
             Japan
                      Minamata
                 The 1997 East Asian Crisis
             Africa
        The Modern World Economy
             Trade
                 Containerization
             Imperialism
             War & Economic Disintegration
             The Gold Standard
             Economic Cycles
             Network Effects
             Financial Crises
                     The Panic of 1873
             The Great Depression
             The Post-War World
                     Oil Shocks
                     Black Monday (19 October 1987)
                     The Dot-Com Bubble
             Finance
                 Banking
                     Hyperinflation
                     Tweaking Financial Vitality
             The 2008 Recession
                     Wells Fargo
                     Credit Card Companies
    Economists
        Adam Smith
        Justus Möser
        Thomas Malthus
        Wilhelm Hegal
        David Ricardo
        Jean Sismondi
        John Stuart Mill
        Karl Marx
        Neoclassical Economics
        Thorstein Veblen
        Joseph Schumpeter
        John Maynard Keynes
        Irving Fischer
        Friedrich Hayek
        Ronald Coase
            The Nature of the Firm
            Externalities
        Milton Friedman
        John Kenneth Galbraith
        Paul Samuelson
        E.F. Schumacher
        Alfred E. Kahn
            Natural Monopolies
    Economics in Context
        Contemporary Heterodox Economics
    Price
        Market Clearing
        Alternative Pricing
        Gyres of Waste
    Externalities
        Price & Externalities
    The Rational Animal
        Unrealistic Assumptions
    Growth
    Corporations
            Vehicles
                Airbags
            GlaxoSmithKline
        Economies
    Market Power
    Inefficiency
    Inequality
            Africa
    Employment
            Bangladesh
    Synopsis
The Fruits of Civilization
    Ecological Impact
                   Easter Island
                   Tikopia
           China
               Water Quality
                   Pigs Afloat
                   Algae Blooms
               Soil Quality
               Air Pollution
           United States
           The Anthropocene
        Climate Change
                    The Meking River Delta
                Carbon Dioxide
                    Plants to the Rescue
                    Cement
                Methane
                Nitrous Oxide
                The Ozonosphere
                Chlorofluorocarbons
                Global Dimming
            Ocean Warming
                Phytoplankton
                    Lobsters
            Deglaciation & Rising Sea Level
        Air
            India
            Dust
                   China
                Dusted Oceans
                   The Dust Bowl
                   Arial Sea
                   Owens Lake
        Noise
            Undersea Noise
                    Navy Sonar
        Light
        Water
            Plastic
                   Henderson Island
            Overfishing
            Coral Reefs
                   The Chinese in the South China Sea
                   The Americans in South Florida
                Superconductivity
            Freshwater
                Irrigation
                Mine Tailings Storage
                Tap Water in America
                    Last Stop
                    California's Central Valley
                    California Going Dry
        Land
            Garbage
            Mining
                    Lead
            Fracking
            Transport
            Forests
                    Wildfires
                    Vines
                    Trees Downed by Trade
            Soil
            Everglades
        Extinction
                    Reindeer
                    Elephants
                    Prairie Dogs
        Proposed Solutions
     Food Production
            Food Waste
                Fish Discards
                    Farmed Fish
                Tractors
        US Agriculture
        The Green Revolution
        Pesticides
            History
            DDT
            Neonicotinoids
            Deadly Adjuvants
        Pollinator Downfall
        Nutritional Quality
        Genetically Modified Organisms
            Glyphosate
            Safety
        Food Irradiation
        Organic Farming
        Livestock
            Chickens
            Pigs
            Cattle
                Veal
                    New Zealand Cow Seep
    Population
            China
        The Future
    Synopsis
Conclusion
Glossary
Index