Selections from the history of environmental pollution, with special attention to air pollution. Part 2

From medieval times to the 19th century

Peter Brimblecombe, L. Makra

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Abstract

Several comprehensive publications have been issued recently on the environmental pollution of past times, especially from medieval times (e.g. Brimblecombe, 1987a; Goldstein, 1988; Brimblecombe and Pfister, 1990; Hughes, 1993; Markham, 1994; Brimblecombe, 1995). The aim of this paper is to give an overview of information on the subject - mainly related to the period between medieval times and the 19th century.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-367
Number of pages17
JournalInternational Journal of Environment and Pollution
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Keywords

  • Air quality
  • Control of air pollution
  • Effect of pollutants
  • Fog in literature and the fine arts
  • London Great Smog
  • Smoke inspection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution

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