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Participation au World Congress of Environmental History, 4e édition, université d'Oulu, Finlande, 19-23 août 2024

Titre de la communication : Resisting industrial pollution in the 19th century: socio-environmental conflicts in the city of Valenciennes (northern France), 1830s-1870s

Short abstract: Between the 1830s and 1870s, complaints about industrial pollution increased significantly in Valenciennes, a city located in the mining region of the Nord department (France). The aim of this article is to show that the transition to the industrial era was fundamentally a conflictual process.

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