State, Science, and the Skies

State, Science, and the Skies Governmentalities of the British Atmosphere - RGS-IBG Book Series

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Synopsis

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

Book information

ISBN: 9781444399868
Publisher: Wiley
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 363.7392560941
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 296
Weight: -1g