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Author Troesken, Werner, 1963-

Title The great lead water pipe disaster / Werner Troesken.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.738 TRO    Available
Description x, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-309) and index.
Contents Exhuming Michael Galler -- The significance of the small -- A house for Erasmus -- Fixing Alice -- The latent history of eclampsia -- The secret of Dr. Porritt's society -- A false sense of simplicity -- Responsibility in the court of the absurd -- The legend of Loch Katrine -- Building on the past --Appendix A : estimating the effects of lead water pipes on infant and fetal mortality -- Appendix B : a statistical supplement to The Menace and Geography of Eclampsia -- Appendix C : the correlates of lead solvency.
Subject Water-pipes -- Materials -- History.
Lead -- Environmental aspects -- History.
Lead -- Toxicology -- History.
Drinking water -- Lead content -- History.
Pipe, Lead -- History.
Lead poisoning -- History.
ISBN 0262201674 (alk. paper)
9780262201674 (alk. paper)
9780262701259 (pbk.)

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