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”In Charged, Turner offers an eminently readable, elegantly precise treatise on the topic of batteries.”Science

”Turner's pathbreaking book deftly unpacks a key feature of modern history—the battery.” — Megan A. Black

”Engrossing and sobering, Charged is essential reading for anyone concerned about environment, energy, and the sustainable future.” — H-Net Reviews

Finalist for the
Cundill History Prize

Gold Medal, Sustainability

Nautilus Book Awards

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What makes Charged 
interesting?  Jurors for the Cundill History Prize offer their take in this 3-minute video.

This website is a companion to the book, Charged: A History of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future.  Read recent reviews of Charged from Science and H-Net Reviews.

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James Morton Turner, Charged:  A History  of Batteries and Lessons for a Clean Energy Future (University of Washington Press, 2022).

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