Toxic Exposures Contested Illnesses and the Environmental Health Movement by Phil Brown

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Published by Columbia University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Environmental factors,
  • Social impact of environmental issues,
  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Asthma,
  • Breast,
  • Cancer,
  • Environmentally induced diseases,
  • Etiology

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsLois Gibbs (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9681025M
ISBN 100231129483
ISBN 109780231129480

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