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Recent Reviews

Gerald Markowitz, David Rosner
Leif Fredrickson

Fredrickson on Markowitz and Rosner, 'Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children'

Gerald Markowitz, David Rosner. Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28393-0.

Reviewed by Leif Fredrickson (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Envirohealth (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Michitake Aso