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Wind takes advantage of what it entrains. Desert dust is so intimately tied to climate that one does not exist without the other. Julia Moses, Ph. Black lung is back Dust levels in some coal mines around the country are way above the legal limit.

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He reminds us that without changes in the technologies of glass and light we could neither see nor perceive dust as an enemy of social order. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE.

Over the past 80, years, dirt from the windy plains of Patagonia was periodically blown south and deposited onto this icy enclave.

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Dust, which fills the deepest recesses of space, pervades all earthly things. Today, African dust carries with it metals and microbes, persistent organic pollutants and pesticides, and these contaminants fall onto the declining reefs of the Caribbean Ocean. In a particularly intense kind of dust storm, a haboob, the particles are carried on an atmospheric gravity current, a massive downdraft generated in the center of a thunderstorm, which often evaporates more moisture than it deposits. With the full advent of scientific discovery, technological innovation, and social control, dust has been partitioned, dissected, manipulated, and even invented. Much like the deadly asbestosis a decade ago, excessive coal dust builds up in the lungs, causing Black Lung disease, which slowly kills its victims. While some excellent books on the subject exist, they tend to have either a strictly national focus, or else treat the issue through collective books which are a range of thematic or national monographs. The manuscript has been accepted by the Johns Hopkins University Press and will soon be published - we will keep you updated! He reminds us that without changes in the technologies of glass and light we could neither see nor perceive dust as an enemy of social order.

Dust trapped deep in the Antarctic ice sheets can help us to reconstruct past climates. The text sweeps through time at a breakneck pace. These transformations—which took form in the laboratory through images of atoms, molecules, cells, and microbes—defined anew not only dust and the physical world but also the human body and mind.

Focusing on the history of silicosis since the 19th century, it is the outcome of an experiment in the collective writing of world history. Dust to Dust is a history book which will pave new avenues of research in the field of medicine.

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The History of Dust