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Confronting the Climate: British Airs and the Making of Environmental Medicine (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology) Hardcover – September 15, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0230104754 ISBN-10: 0230104754

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'...fascinating book...overall this is an original and informative addition to the historical literature on health and environment.' - Stephen Mosley, Leeds Metropolitan University, Social History of Medicine 'Thought-provoking ... By showing the extensive links between ideas of bodies, comfort, risk, and moral behavior, Jankovic has ensured a more complicated discussion of modern environmental thought.' - The History of Science Society

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Vladimir Jankovic is a historian of medical and environmental sciences at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester. He has published in the history and geography of environmental knowledge, sociology of atmospheric sciences and medical climatology. His books and edited volumes include Reading the Skies, Intimate Universality, and Weather Local Knowledge and Everyday. He is President of International Commission for the History of Meteorology. He has been the Presenter for the scientific documentary Storms of War (Discovery Channel 2005).

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