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Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals): A History of Air Pollution in London Since Medieval Times Peter Brimblecombe

Big Smoke (Routledge Revivals): A History of Air Pollution in London Since Medieval Times

Peter Brimblecombe

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781283538848
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205 pages
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 About the Book 

First published in 1987, Peter Brimblecombes 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.