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

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

Author(s): Mark Whitehead

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405191746

Online ISBN: 9781444307870

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307870

About this Book

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

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