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Garbage, wastewater, hazardous waste: these are the lenses through which Melosi views nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. In broad overviews and specific case studies, Melosi treats the relationship between industrial expansion and urban growth from an ecological perspective.

About the Author

Martin V. Melosi is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History and director of the Center for Public History at the University of Houston. He is the author or editor of fourteen books, including Garbage in the Cities: Refuse, Reform and the Environment, and Effluent America: Cities, Industry, Energy, and the Environment.

 

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ISBN:
9780822957669
Author:
Melosi, Martin V.
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Location:
Pittsburgh
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Environmental policy
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
Environmental quality
Subject:
Urban policy
Subject:
Environmental degradation
Subject:
Urban pollution.
Subject:
Environmental policy -- United States.
Subject:
Urban policy -- United States.
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environ
Series Volume:
52/2001
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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