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Sulphuric Utopias: A History of Maritime Sanitation

11 June 2020

Sulphuric Utopias: A History of Maritime Sanitation, a monograph written by historian Lukas Englemann and anthropologist Christos Lynteris and has been published by MIT Press [paragraph break] The book examines how early twentieth century fumigation technologies transformed maritime quarantine practices and inspired utopian visions of disease-free global trade. The open access edition of this book was made possible by generous funding from Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.