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The Resource The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter

The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter

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The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970
Title
The age of smoke
Title remainder
environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970
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Frank Uekoetter
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
In 1880, coal was the primary energy source for everything from home heating to industry. Regions where coal was readily available, such as the Ruhr Valley in Germany and western Pennsylvania in the United States, witnessed exponential growth-yet also suffered the greatest damage from coal pollution. These conditions prompted civic activism in the form of "anti-smoke" campaigns to attack the unsightly physical manifestations of coal burning. This early period witnessed significant cooperation between industrialists, government, and citizens to combat the smoke problem. It was not until the 1960
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Index
index present
Language note
Text in English; translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
History of the urban environment
The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter
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The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qh8dk
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-340) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
The age of smoke -- Modern times, modern problems : controlling smoke, 1880-1914 -- Pollutants and politics : air pollution control between the wars -- Beyond the pall of smoke -- Going local, going national : the postwar divergence of environmental policy -- Forerunners and pioneers -- Environmental revolutions and evolutions -- Conclusion : Was the environmental revolution necessary?
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1 online resource (viii, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
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9780822973508
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations.
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