Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments

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Gregg Mitman, Claudette Michelle Murphy, Christopher C. Sellers
University of Chicago Press, 2004 - Science - 304 pages
Bringing together historians of science and medicine with environmental historians, and adding more contemporary vantage points from geography, anthropology, and sociology, Osiris Volume 19: Landscapes of Exposure offers an unprecedented interdisciplinary depiction of how, over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, scientists and lay people have generated methods for connecting health and place, disease and ecology, calculation and risk.

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About the author (2004)

Gregg Mitman is the Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes and coeditor of Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record , the latter also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Michelle Murphy is an assistant professor in the Department of History and the Institute for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto.

Christopher Sellers is an associate professor of history at Stony Brook University.