How Night Air Became Good Air, 1776–1930

  title={How Night Air Became Good Air, 1776–1930},
  author={Peter C. Baldwin},
  journal={Environmental History},
  pages={412 - 429}
  • P. Baldwin
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Education
  • Environmental History

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  • Medicine
    The Dental register
  • 1870

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