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Choked : life and breath in the age of air pollution

Author: Beth Gardiner
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gardiner, Beth.
Choked.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018052335
(OCoLC)1051674360
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Gardiner
ISBN: 9780226630793 022663079X
OCLC Number: 1096436285
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue. Inhale: the meaning of a breath --
Holding our breath ; The measure of a lung: charting pollution's power ; Ground zero: Delhi's health emergency ; 9,416: living London's diesel disaster ; Air you can chew : Poland and the price of coal ; Cows, almonds, asthma: crisis in the San Joaquin Valley ; Home fires burning: a paradigm shifts --
coming up for air. To change a nation: the story of America's Clean Air Act ; Reluctant innovators: air and the automakers ; Inch by inch: L.A.'s long road ; Live from the "airpocalypse": China's next revolution ; "To whom belongs the city?": Berlin looks beyond cars --
Epilogue. Exhale: what comes next.
Responsibility: Beth Gardiner.

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