The Air We Breathe: A Study of Man and His Environment.
by FARBER, Seymour Morgan (1912-1995); Robert H. Lynaugh WILSON (editors).
Springfield:: Charles C. Thomas, 1961., 1961. 8vo. xv, , 414 pp. Blue gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. The essays on the dangers of air pollution, especially as it affects lung cancer, are prescient. The proceedings of twenty presentations and five panel discussions of the 1960 symposium of environmental threats to the air, smog, lung cancer, etc., held at the University of California, Berkeley. Among the contributors: John B. deC. M. Saunders (1903-1991), Harold Urey (1893-1981) [won Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1934, pioneered the new field of paleoclimatic research], L.P. Harrington, Nello Pace, Capt. Albert R. Behnke, Jr. (1903-1992) ["Behnke separated the symptoms of Arterial Gas Embolism (AGE) from those of decompression sickness and suggested the use of oxygen in recompression therapy"], Roger H.L. Wilson, J. Ralph Audy (1914-1974) [founding associate editor of Human Ecology], Theodore F. Hatch (1901-1986) [Professor of Industrial Health Engineering, University of Pittsburgh], Thomas F. Mancuso (ca.1912-2004) ["pioneering epidemiologist who developed methods now widely used to examine the long-term effects of workplace health hazards"], R.R. Newell, John R. Goldsmith, Alexander Goetz, Arie Jan Haagen-Smit (1900-1977) ["best known for linking the smog in Southern California to automobiles and is therefore known by many as the "father" of air pollution control"], Richard A. Prindle (ca.1926-2001) ["in the 1950s and 1960s oversaw studies linking air pollution to serious health problems and who served as acting U.S. surgeon general in 1969 and 1970. . . The most prominent of the research was the Nashville Study, released in the 1960s. Dr. Prindle, among the first to link air pollution with cancer, helped plan and coordinate what was regarded as the most comprehensive U.S. study of air pollution and its relation to respiratory disease and other ailments." - Graeme Zielinski, Washington Post, September 15, 2001], Leslie A. Chambers, Patrick Joseph Lawther (1921-2008) ["Lawther was the UK's leading authority on the effects of air pollutants on health and a pioneer in the field of occupational medicine" – Royal College of Physicians], T.J. Kent, Jr., Benjamin Linsky, Roy Sorenson [Chairman, Governor's Commission on Metropolitan Problems, San Francisco], Jethro Gough (1903-1979), Professor of pathology, Welsh National School of Medicine, Malcolm B. McIlroy – Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF, Jay A. Nadel – Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF, C.P. Yaglou – Harvard School of Public Health, Paul Kotin (1916-2008) ["pioneer environmental health physician-scientist and NIEHS director from 1966 to 1971"], E. Cuyler Hammond, Joseph Berkson, David F. Eastcott, Lester Breslow.
(Inventory #: SEG1050)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.