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Leagues of sunshine: sunlight, health and the environment

Carter, Simon (2012). Leagues of sunshine: sunlight, health and the environment. In: Gorsky, Martin and Berridge, Virgina eds. Environment Health and History. London: Palgrave, pp. 94–112.

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Abstract

This chapter explores how, during the 1920s and 1930s, a variety of forces came into play to weave sunlight, as a giver of health, into the fabric of social environments. The use of sunlight, both natural and artificial, was already well established as a therapy that had been prevalent in Europe since the late nineteenth century.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2012 Simon Carter
ISBN: 0-230-23311-2, 978-0-230-23311-9
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 33279
Depositing User: Simon Carter
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 13:00
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2013 14:03
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/33279
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