State, Science and the Skies: Governmentalities of the British Atmosphere

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Utilizing environmental archival materials from the UK, State, Science and the Skies presents a groundbreaking historical account of the development of a state science of atmospheric pollution.
Offers the most extensive historical and geographical account of atmospheric government and pollution in Britain, available today
Presents archival material from 150 years of British history that represents an original contribution to our knowledge of the history of science and government
Develops an innovative combination of Foucauldian history of government with a history of atmospheric science
Raises crucial questions about the nature of state/science relations and the conditions under which environmental knowledge is produced
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages296
ISBN (Electronic)9781444307870
ISBN (Print)9781405191746
Publication statusPublished - 04 Sept 2009

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