Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments

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Mitman (Co-editor), G., M. Murphy (Co-editor), and C. Sellers (Co-editor). Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments. Vol. Osiris, Volume 19, University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Bringing together historians of science and medicine with environmental historians, and adding more contemporary vantage points from geography, anthropology, and sociology, Osiris Volume 19: Landscapes of Exposure offers an unprecedented interdisciplinary depiction of how, over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, scientists and lay people have generated methods for connecting health and place, disease and ecology, calculation and risk.

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