The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times - Routledge Revivals (Hardback)
  • The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times - Routledge Revivals (Hardback)
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The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times - Routledge Revivals (Hardback)

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Hardback 186 Pages / Published: 15/04/2011
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First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombe's book provides an engaging historical account of air pollution in London, offering a fascinating insight into the development of air pollution controls against a changing social and economic background. He examines domestic and industrial pollution and their effects on fashions, furnishings, buildings and human health. The book ends with an intriguing analysis of the dangers arising from contemporary pollutants and a glimpse of what the future may hold for London.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415671835
Number of pages: 186
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'It reads like a thriller. Hence it can be recommended also to non-specialists, either scientists or lay people - everybody will be pleased.' - Science of Total Environment

'I read this book with admiration, enjoyment and (I confess) a touch of envy.' - Lord Ashby, Nature

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