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Water for Gotham : a history

Author: Gerard T Koeppel
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines New York City's struggle for that vital and basic element - clean water. Drawing on primary sources, personal narratives, and anecdotes, it shows how the project developed up to 1842 when the Croton Aqueduct was secured.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard T Koeppel
ISBN: 0691011397 9780691011394 0691089760 9780691089768
OCLC Number: 42882832
Description: xiv, 355 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "Give us cold water" --
Manahata goes Dutch --
English well-being --
Tea water and the works that weren't --
New city, old trouble --
Aaron's water --
Fools of Gotham --
Catching the Croton bug --
The work begins --
Taking the high road? --
Filling the "Big teapot" --
New York's water from then to now.
Responsibility: Gerard T. Koeppel.
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"Water for Gotham" tells the spirited story of New York's evolution as a great city by examining its struggle for that vital basic element--clean water. With over 40 archival photographs and  Read more...

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