State, Science and the Skies: Governmentalities of the British Atmosphere - RGS-IBG Book Series (Hardback)Mark Whitehead (author)
Hardback 296 Pages / Published: 04/09/2009
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Utilizing environmental archival materials from the UK, State, Science and the Skies presents a groundbreaking historical account of the development of a state science of atmospheric pollution. Offers the most extensive historical and geographical account of atmospheric government and pollution in Britain, available today Presents archival material from 150 years of British history that represents an original contribution to our knowledge of the history of science and government Develops an innovative combination of Foucauldian history of government with a history of atmospheric science Raises crucial questions about the nature of state/science relations and the conditions under which environmental knowledge is produced
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 562 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 22 mm
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