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Life in an industrial city

Author: Lizann Flatt
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Company, ©2010.
Series: Learn about urban life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life in an Industrial City looks at everyday life in cities that have grown up around a particular industry. Most people in these cities work in factories, warehouses, ports, airports, or transportation. This book focuses on Houston, Texas, and looks at how people live, work, and relax in the industrial part of the city. It also highlights the problems of a big industrial city, and compares Houston to similar cities  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lizann Flatt
ISBN: 9780778773924 0778773922 9780778774020 0778774023
OCLC Number: 449848110
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Urban areas --
Everyday needs --
Being big --
Districts and zones --
Welcome to Houston --
The industrial area --
A city at work --
The working day --
On the move --
Home life --
Under control --
Changing lifestyle --
Industry round the world --
Facts and figures.
Series Title: Learn about urban life.
Responsibility: Lizann Flatt.

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Life in an Industrial City looks at everyday life in cities that have grown up around a particular industry. Most people in these cities work in factories, warehouses, ports, airports, or transportation. This book focuses on Houston, Texas, and looks at how people live, work, and relax in the industrial part of the city. It also highlights the problems of a big industrial city, and compares Houston to similar cities around the world.

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