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By V. Jankovic

ISBN-10: 0230104754

ISBN-13: 9780230104754

ISBN-10: 1349289345

ISBN-13: 9781349289349

This publication explores the social origins of the Western preoccupation with future health and environmental risks. It appears on the upward thrust of the dichotomy among the weak 'in' and the threatening 'out' through analyzing the pathologies linked to climate, household area, air flow, garments, and commute in Britain on the flip of the nineteenth century.

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