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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Contents

Introduction Manchester Air Pollution and Urban Environmental History
1
Part One The Nature of Smoke
13
Part Two Stories about Smoke
69
Part Three The Search for Solutions
117
Too Little Too Late?
181
Notes
191
Bibliography
239
Index
265
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About the author (2013)

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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