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Author Smith, Carl S., author.
Title City water, city life [electronic resource] : water and the infrastructure of ideas in urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago / Carl Smith.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : city water, city life -- The river, the aqueduct, and the lake : bringing water to Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago -- The individual and the collective : water, urban society, and the public good -- Nature and art : water and the reconciliation of the natural and the urban -- The urban body and the body of the city : the sanitary movement, the temperance crusade, and the water cure -- The flow of time -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Municipal water supply -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Waterworks -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Urbanization -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226022512 022602251X (DLC) 2012043193
ISBN 022602265X (electronic bk.)
9780226022659 (electronic bk.)
9780226022512 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022602251X (cloth : alkaline paper)
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