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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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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 Section
Copyright Holders: 2012 Simon Carter
ISBN: 0-230-23311-2, 978-0-230-23311-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 33279
Depositing User: Simon Carter
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 13:00
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:16
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