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The great lead water pipe disaster [electronic resource] / Werner Troesken.

By: Troesken, Werner, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 318 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780262285179 (electronic bk.); 0262285177 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Water-pipes -- Materials -- History | Lead -- Environmental aspects -- History | Lead -- Toxicology -- History | Drinking water -- Lead content -- History | Pipe, Lead -- History | Lead poisoning -- History | Lead Poisoning | Environmental Exposure | History, 19th Century | History, 20th Century | Water Supply -- History | Electronic books | Gesundheitsschaden -- Materials | Tuyaux d'eau -- Mat�eriaux -- Histoire | Plomb -- Aspect de l'environnement -- Histoire | Plomb -- Toxicologie -- Histoire | Eau potable -- Teneur en plomb -- Histoire | Tuyaux en plomb -- Histoire | Intoxication par le plomb -- Histoire | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control | Lood | Waterleidingen | Eclampsie | Vergiftiging | Milieutoxicologie | Trinkwasser | Bleibelastung | Gesundheitspolitik | Wasserleitung | Blei | Gesundheitsschaden | USA | Gro�britannien | Geschichte 1850-2000Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Great lead water pipe disaster.DDC classification: 363.738/492 Other classification: 44.41 | 56.35 | 44.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 -- Estimating the effects of lead water pipes on infant and fetal mortality -- A statistical supplement to The Menace and Geography of Eclampsia -- The correlates of lead solvency --
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-309) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Prologue : Exhuming Michael Galler -- 1. The significance of the small -- 2. A house for Erasmus -- 3. Fixing Alice -- 4. The latent history of eclampsia -- 5. The secret of Dr. Porritt's society -- 6. A false sense of simplicity -- 7. Responsibility in the court of the absurd -- 8. The legend of Loch Katrine -- 9. 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 -- Notes -- References -- Index.

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