The Resource The sanitary city : environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi

The sanitary city : environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi

Label
The sanitary city : environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present
Title
The sanitary city
Title remainder
environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present
Statement of responsibility
Martin V. Melosi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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1947-
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Melosi, Martin V.
Dewey number
363.6/10973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD223
LC item number
.S265 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
History of the Urban Environment
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  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Sanitary engineering
  • Municipal water supply
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Municipal water supply
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Sanitary engineering
  • United States
Label
The sanitary city : environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-342) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The age of miasmas : from colonial times to 1880 -- 1. Sanitation practices in pre-Chadwickian America -- 2. Bringing the serpent's tail into the serpent's mouth : Edwin Chadwick and the sanitary idea" in England -- 3. The "sanitary idea" crosses the Atlantic -- 4. Pure and plentiful : from protosystems to modern waterworks, 1830-1880 -- 5. Subterranean networks : wastewater systems as works in progress, 1830-1880 -- pt. II . The bacteriological revolution, 1880-1945 -- 6. On the cusp of the new public health : bacteriology, environmental sanitation, and the quest for permanence, 1880-1920 -- 7. Water supply as a municipal enterprise, 1880-1920 -- 8. Battles at both ends of the pipe : sewerage systems and the new health paradigm, 1880-1920 -- 9. The third pillar of sanitary services : the rise of public refuse management, 1880-1920 -- 10. The Great Depression, World War II, and public works, 1920-1945 -- 11. Water supply as a national issue : the federal government, expansion of service, and the threat of pollution, 1920-1945 -- 12. Sewerage, treatment, and the "broadening viewpoint," 1920-1945 -- 13. The "orphan child of sanitary engineering" : refuse collection and disposal, 1920-1945 -- pt. III . The new ecology, 1945-2000s -- 14. The challenge of suburban sprawl and the "urban crisis" in the age of ecology, 1945-1970 -- 15. A time of unease : the "water crisis" in an effluent society, 1945-1970 -- 16. Beyond their limits : decaying sewers, overflows, and foaming plants, 1945-1970 -- 17. Solid waste as "third pollution," 1945-1970 -- 18. From Earth Day to infrastructure crisis : forces shaping the new sanitary city -- 19. Beyond broken pipes and tired treatment plants : water supply, wastewater, and pollution since 1970 -- 20. Out of state, out of mind : the garbage crisis in America -- Epilogue
Control code
880457254
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Abridged edition.
Extent
1 online resource (369 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6b00gj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880457254
Label
The sanitary city : environmental services in urban America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-342) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The age of miasmas : from colonial times to 1880 -- 1. Sanitation practices in pre-Chadwickian America -- 2. Bringing the serpent's tail into the serpent's mouth : Edwin Chadwick and the sanitary idea" in England -- 3. The "sanitary idea" crosses the Atlantic -- 4. Pure and plentiful : from protosystems to modern waterworks, 1830-1880 -- 5. Subterranean networks : wastewater systems as works in progress, 1830-1880 -- pt. II . The bacteriological revolution, 1880-1945 -- 6. On the cusp of the new public health : bacteriology, environmental sanitation, and the quest for permanence, 1880-1920 -- 7. Water supply as a municipal enterprise, 1880-1920 -- 8. Battles at both ends of the pipe : sewerage systems and the new health paradigm, 1880-1920 -- 9. The third pillar of sanitary services : the rise of public refuse management, 1880-1920 -- 10. The Great Depression, World War II, and public works, 1920-1945 -- 11. Water supply as a national issue : the federal government, expansion of service, and the threat of pollution, 1920-1945 -- 12. Sewerage, treatment, and the "broadening viewpoint," 1920-1945 -- 13. The "orphan child of sanitary engineering" : refuse collection and disposal, 1920-1945 -- pt. III . The new ecology, 1945-2000s -- 14. The challenge of suburban sprawl and the "urban crisis" in the age of ecology, 1945-1970 -- 15. A time of unease : the "water crisis" in an effluent society, 1945-1970 -- 16. Beyond their limits : decaying sewers, overflows, and foaming plants, 1945-1970 -- 17. Solid waste as "third pollution," 1945-1970 -- 18. From Earth Day to infrastructure crisis : forces shaping the new sanitary city -- 19. Beyond broken pipes and tired treatment plants : water supply, wastewater, and pollution since 1970 -- 20. Out of state, out of mind : the garbage crisis in America -- Epilogue
Control code
880457254
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Abridged edition.
Extent
1 online resource (369 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973379
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6b00gj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880457254

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