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- DescriptionIn the second half of the nineteenth century, American cities began to go dark. As hulking new buildings overspread blocks and glass and smog screened out the health-giving rays of the sun, and doctors began to note a resurgence of diseases of darkness like rickets and tuberculosis. This book tracks the American obsession with sunlight.
- Author BiographyDaniel Freund is assistant professor of social sciences at Bard High School Early College.
- Author(s)Daniel Freund
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication11/05/2012
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note29 halftones
- Weight440 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
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