The Chimney of the World: A History of Smoke Pollution in Victorian and Edwardian Manchester
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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Part One The Nature of Smoke
Part Two Stories about Smoke
Part Three The Search for Solutions
Too Little Too Late?
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