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Sensing changes : technologies, environments, and the everyday, 1953-2003

Author: Joy Parr
Publisher: Vancouver UBC Press 2010
Series: Nature, history, society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: Embodied histories -- Place and citizenship : Woodlands, meadows, and a military training ground: the NATO base at Gagetown -- Safety and sight : Working knowledge of the insensible: radiation protection in nuclear power plants, 1962-92 -- Movement and sound : A walking village remade: Iroquois and the St. Lawrence Seaway -- Time and scale : A river becomes a reservoir: the Arrow Lakes and the damming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Parr
ISBN: 9780774817233 0774817232
OCLC Number: 845728133
Notes: "Http://megaprojects.uwo.ca, with new media by Jon van der Veen
Awards: Winner of Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2011 (Canada)
Winner of Sidney Edelstein Prize, Society for the History of Technology 2011 (United States)
Short-listed for Sir John A. Macdonald Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association 2011 (Canada)
Short-listed for The Francois-Xavier Garneau Medal, Canadian Historical Association 2015 (Canada)
Description: XXVIII, 270 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: Introduction: Embodied histories --
Place and citizenship : Woodlands, meadows, and a military training ground: the NATO base at Gagetown --
Safety and sight : Working knowledge of the insensible: radiation protection in nuclear power plants, 1962-92 --
Movement and sound : A walking village remade: Iroquois and the St. Lawrence Seaway --
Time and scale : A river becomes a reservoir: the Arrow Lakes and the damming of the Columbia --
Smell and risk : Uncertainty along a Great Lakes shoreline: hydrogen sulphide and the production of heavy water --
Taste and expertise : Local water diversely known: the E. coli contamination in Walkerton 2000 and after --
Conclusion : Historically specific bodies.
Series Title: Nature, history, society
Responsibility: Joy Parr

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These narratives about state-driven megaprojects and technological and regulatory changes reveal how humans make sense of their world in the face of rapid environmental change.  Read more...

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