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The Resource Taming Manhattan : environmental battles in the antebellum city, Catherine McNeur

Taming Manhattan : environmental battles in the antebellum city, Catherine McNeur

Label
Taming Manhattan : environmental battles in the antebellum city
Title
Taming Manhattan
Title remainder
environmental battles in the antebellum city
Statement of responsibility
Catherine McNeur
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From 1815 to 1865, as city blocks encroached on farmland to accommodate Manhattan s exploding population, prosperous New Yorkers developed new ideas about what an urban environment should contain ideas that poorer immigrants resisted. As Catherine McNeur shows, taming Manhattan came at the cost of amplifying environmental and economic disparities
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNeur, Catherine
Dewey number
307.7609747/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HN80.N5
LC item number
M36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urbanization
  • City planning
  • City planning
  • Ecology
  • Urbanization
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Taming Manhattan : environmental battles in the antebellum city, Catherine McNeur
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Mad dogs and loose hogs -- Unequally green -- The dung heap of the universe -- Hog wash and swill milk -- Clearing the lungs of the city
Control code
1055388
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780674725096
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014003557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780674725096
  • (OCoLC)871228508
Label
Taming Manhattan : environmental battles in the antebellum city, Catherine McNeur
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Mad dogs and loose hogs -- Unequally green -- The dung heap of the universe -- Hog wash and swill milk -- Clearing the lungs of the city
Control code
1055388
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780674725096
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014003557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780674725096
  • (OCoLC)871228508

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