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Eating smoke : fire in urban America, 1800-1950

Author: Mark Tebeau
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author shows how the changing practices of firefighters and insurers shaped the built landscape of US cities, the growth of municipal institutions and the experience of urban life. He contrasts  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Tebeau
ISBN: 0801867916 9780801867910
OCLC Number: 760650619
Description: xi, 425 p. : il., gráf., fot. byn ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mark Tebeau.

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For the true story of the heroic firefighter's role in urban America, turn to Tebeau's investigative account. University of Chicago Magazine 2004 Tebeau develops an interwoven story of gender, class, Read more...

 
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