Air’s affinities : Geopolitics, chemical affect and the force of the elemental. / Adey, Peter.

In: Dialogues in Human Geography, Vol. 5, No. 1, 01.03.2015, p. 54-75.

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Air’s affinities : Geopolitics, chemical affect and the force of the elemental. / Adey, Peter.

In: Dialogues in Human Geography, Vol. 5, No. 1, 01.03.2015, p. 54-75.

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Adey, Peter. / Air’s affinities : Geopolitics, chemical affect and the force of the elemental. In: Dialogues in Human Geography. 2015 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 54-75.

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