The Chimney of the World: A History of Smoke Pollution in Victorian and Edwardian Manchester

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Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - History - 276 pages

In this innovative contribution to the field of environmental history, Stephen Mosley explores the devastating human and environmental costs of smoke pollution in the world’s first industrial city.


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The NatureofSmoke
StoriesAbout Smoke
The Search forSolutions Setting the agendafor change

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Stephen Mosley is senior lecturer in history at Leeds Metropolitan University. His research interests are in urban culture and environmental history.

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