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Water for Gotham : a history

Title
Water for Gotham : a history / Gerard T. Koeppel.
Author
Koeppel, Gerard T., 1957-
Publication
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
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TextNo restrictions *R-USLHG TD225.N5 K64 2000Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Reference Room 121

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Description
xiv, 355 pages : illustrations, maps; 24 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Call Number
TD225.N5
ISBN
  • 0691011397
  • 9780691011394
  • 0691089760
  • 9780691089768
LCCN
99056626
OCLC
  • 42882832
  • 42882832
Author
Koeppel, Gerard T., 1957-
Title
Water for Gotham : a history / Gerard T. Koeppel.
Imprint
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
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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*R-USLHG TD225.N5 K64 2000
JFE 15-374
JSE 03-861
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