The Coal Question

William Stanley Jevons
Jevons, William Stanley
(1835-1882)
CEE
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Editor/Trans.
First Pub. Date
1865
Publisher/Edition
London: Macmillan and Co.
Pub. Date
1866
Comments
2nd edition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
About the Book and Author
Graph: Coal in England and Wales
Preface
I Introduction and Outline.
II Opinions of Previous Writers.
III Geological Aspects of the Question.
IV Of the Cost of Coal Mining.
V Of the Price of Coal.
VI Of British Invention.
VII Of the Economy of Fuel.
VIII Of Supposed Substitutes for Coal.
IX Of the Natural law of Social Growth.
X Of the Growth and Migrations of our Population.
XI Of the Change and Progress of our Industry.
XII Of our Consumption of Coal.
XIII Of the Export and Import of Coal.
XIV On the Comparative Coal Resources of Different Countries.
XV Of the Iron Trade.
XVI The Problem of the Trading Bodies.
XVII Of Taxes and the National Debt.
XVIII Concluding Reflections.
Footnotes
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