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

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

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The sanitary city : urban infrastructure in America from colonial times to the present
Title
The sanitary city
Title remainder
urban infrastructure in America from colonial times to the present
Statement of responsibility
Martin V. Melosi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The authors examines water supply and waste disposal in U.S. cities from Colonial times to the present day
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Melosi, Martin V.
Dewey number
363.6/1/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD223
LC item number
.M45 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Creating the North American landscape
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Municipal water supply
  • Sanitary engineering
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Municipal services
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Water Supply
  • Refuse Disposal
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The sanitary city : urban infrastructure in America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [429]-551) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The age of miasmas: From colonial times to 1880. Sanitation practices in Pre-Chadwickian America ; Bringing the serpent's tail into the serpent's mouth ; The "sanitary idea" crosses the Atlantic ; Pure and plentiful ; Subterranean networks. -- Part II. The bacteriological revolution: 1880-1945. On the cusp of the new public health ; Water supply as a municipal enterprise, 1880-1920 ; Battles at both ends of the pipe ; The third pillar of sanitary services ; The Great Depression, World War II, and public works, 1920-1945 ; Water supply as national issue ; Sewerage, treatment, and the "broadening viewpoint" ; The "orphan child" of sanitary engineering. -- Part III. The new ecology: 1945-2000. The challenge of suburban sprawl and the "urban crisis in the age of ecology", 1945-1970 ; A time of unease ; Beyond their limits ; Solid waste as "third pollution", 1945-1970 ; From Earth Day to infrastructure crisis ; Beyond broken pipes and tired treatment plants ; Out of state, out of mind
Control code
41278442
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 578 pages
Isbn
9780801861529
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99029417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The sanitary city : urban infrastructure in America from colonial times to the present, Martin V. Melosi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [429]-551) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The age of miasmas: From colonial times to 1880. Sanitation practices in Pre-Chadwickian America ; Bringing the serpent's tail into the serpent's mouth ; The "sanitary idea" crosses the Atlantic ; Pure and plentiful ; Subterranean networks. -- Part II. The bacteriological revolution: 1880-1945. On the cusp of the new public health ; Water supply as a municipal enterprise, 1880-1920 ; Battles at both ends of the pipe ; The third pillar of sanitary services ; The Great Depression, World War II, and public works, 1920-1945 ; Water supply as national issue ; Sewerage, treatment, and the "broadening viewpoint" ; The "orphan child" of sanitary engineering. -- Part III. The new ecology: 1945-2000. The challenge of suburban sprawl and the "urban crisis in the age of ecology", 1945-1970 ; A time of unease ; Beyond their limits ; Solid waste as "third pollution", 1945-1970 ; From Earth Day to infrastructure crisis ; Beyond broken pipes and tired treatment plants ; Out of state, out of mind
Control code
41278442
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 578 pages
Isbn
9780801861529
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99029417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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