Smoke and Mirrors: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution

Smoke and Mirrors: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution

by E. Melanie Dupuis

A history of the politics of air pollution.See more details below


A history of the politics of air pollution.

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New York University Press
Publication date:
- Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

The Emergence of Air Pollution as a Problem
Perceptions and Effects of Late Victorian Air Pollution
“The Invisible Evil”: Noxious Vapor and Public Health in Manchester during the Age of Industry
Public Perceptions of Smoke Pollution in Victorian Manchester
Uplands Downwind: Acidity and Ecological Change in the Southeast Lancashire Moorlands
The “Smoky City” between the Wars
The Merits of the Precautionary Principle: Controlling Automobile Exhausts in Germany and the United States before
Interpreting the London Fog Disaster
Localizing Smog: Transgressions in the Therapeutic Landscape
Air Pollution Policy Today
A Fine Balance: Automobile Pollution Control Strategies in California
Who Owns the Air? Clean Air Act Implementation as a Negotiation of Common Property Rights
Air Pollution in Spain: A “Peripheral” Nation Transforms
Clearing the Air and Breathing Freely: The Health Politics of Air Pollution and Asthma
Invisible People, Invisible Places: Connecting Air Pollution and Pesticide Drift in California
Notes from the Field: Air Pollution Engineering as Cultural Experience
The Social and Political Construction of Air Pollution: Air Pollution Policies for Mexico City

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