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American sunshine : diseases of darkness and the quest for natural light / Daniel Freund.

  • Freund, Daniel.
Date
2012
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Physical description

viii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Notes

Includes index.

Contents

Toward a history of natural light -- The darkening city, 1850-1920 -- The dawn of scientific sunlight -- Sun cures -- Popular enthusiasms: eugenists, nudists, builders, modern mothers, and the sun cult -- Climate tourism and its alternative -- Epilogue: sunlight into the twenty-first century.

Languages

  • English



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ISBN

  • 9780226262819
  • 0226262812