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Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service

Auteur: Bruce Hensler
Uitgever: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2011.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"Urban conflagrations, such as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the Great Boston Fire the following year, terrorized the citizens of nineteenth-century American cities. However, urban rebirth in the aftermath of great fires offered a chance to shape the future. Ultimately residents and planners created sweeping changes in the methods of constructing buildings, planning city streets, engineering water distribution  Meer lezen...
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Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Bruce Hensler
ISBN: 9781597976848 1597976849
OCLC-nummer: 650217409
Beschrijving: xii, 231 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Inhoud: pt. 1. The context of the modern fire service --
Origins of organized fire service --
Firefighter culture --
Contemporary firefighting --
pt. 2. The fire problem defined --
Great fire in Pittsburgh --
Fire in the built environment --
Fire and human behavior --
Fire in rural areas and wildlands --
pt. 3. The fire service under fire --
Transformative forces to make firefighting safer --
Cultural change needed to improve firefighter safety --
Transitional forces create new fire service model --
pt. 4. Learning to fight great urban fires --
London and the development of a fire service --
Portland and the Board of Fire Underwriters --
Boston and the standardization of fire protection --
pt. 5. Learning to control building fires --
Fire protection in theory --
Deadly fire in a fireproof hotel --
Firefighting, building codes, and technology --
pt. 6. Firefighters, engineers, and underwriters --
New England mills and the factory mutual system --
Fighting fires : from art to science --
Volunteers to paid firemen --
Legacy of the combustible city.
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Urban conflagrations, such as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the Great Boston Fire the following year, terrorized the citizens of nineteenth-century American cities. However, urban rebirth in the  Meer lezen...

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