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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
Statement of responsibility
Frank Uekoetter
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Subject
Genre
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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1970-
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Uekötter, Frank
Illustrations
illustrations
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Smoke prevention
  • Smoke prevention
  • Air quality management
  • Air quality management
  • Air
  • Air
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Air
  • Air quality management
  • Environmental policy
  • Smoke prevention
  • Germany
  • United States
  • Luftföroreningar
  • Luftföroreningar
  • Air -- Pollution -- Germany -- History
  • Air -- Pollution -- United States -- History
  • Air pollution -- Prevention and control -- Germany
  • Air quality management -- Germany -- History
  • Air quality management -- United States -- History
  • Environment -- Germany
  • Environment -- United States
  • Environmental policy -- Germany -- History
  • Environmental policy -- United States -- History
  • History, 19th Century -- Germany
  • History, 19th Century -- United States
  • Smoke prevention -- Germany -- History
  • Smoke prevention -- United States -- History
  • Smoke
  • Smoke
  • Public Health
  • Public Health
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Environment
  • Environment
  • Coal
  • Coal
  • Air Pollutants
  • Air Pollutants
  • Air Pollution
  • Air Pollution
Label
The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter
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Publication
Copyright
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not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Control code
ocn794927929
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973508
Lccn
2008037355
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40016407454
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt89th74
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794927929
Label
The age of smoke : environmental policy in Germany and the United States, 1880-1970, Frank Uekoetter
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Control code
ocn794927929
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973508
Lccn
2008037355
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40016407454
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt89th74
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794927929

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