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The Resource The horse in the city : living machines in the nineteenth century, Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr

The horse in the city : living machines in the nineteenth century, Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr

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The horse in the city : living machines in the nineteenth century
Title
The horse in the city
Title remainder
living machines in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The nineteenth century was the golden age of the horse. In urban America, the indispensable horse provided the power for not only vehicles that moved freight, transported passengers, and fought fires but also equipment in breweries, mills, foundries, and machine shops." "Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr explore the critical role that the horse played in the growing nineteenth-century metropolis. Using such diverse sources as veterinary manuals, stable periodicals, teamster magazines, city newspapers, and agricultural yearbooks, they examine how the horses were housed and fed and how workers bred, trained, marketed, and employed their four-legged assets. Not omitting the problems of waste removal and corpse disposal, they touch on the municipal challenges of maintaining a safe and productive living environment for both horses and people and the rise of organizations like the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
DLC
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McShane, Clay
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF311.3.U6
LC item number
M37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SF311.3.U6
NAL item number
M37 2007
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tarr, Joel A.
Series statement
Animals, history, culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Draft horses
  • Urban animals
  • Chevaux de trait
  • Faune urbaine
  • Chevaux de trait
  • Faune urbaine
  • Draft horses
  • Urban animals
  • United States
  • Verkehrswirtschaft
  • Pferd
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
  • USA
  • Arbeitspferd
  • Transport
  • Pferd
  • Pferd
  • Stadt
  • Verkehrswirtschaft
  • Pferd
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
Label
The horse in the city : living machines in the nineteenth century, Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Thinking about horses -- Markets: The urban horse as a commodity -- Regulation: controlling horses and their humans -- Powering urban transit -- The horse and leisure: serving the needs of different urban social groups -- Stables and the built environment -- Nutrition: feeding the urban horse -- Health: equine disease and mortality -- the decline and persistence of the urban horse -- Epilogue: the horse, the car, and the city
Control code
ocm71350484
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 pages, [18] pages of plates
Isbn
9780801886003
Lccn
2006030213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71350484
  • (OCoLC)71350484
Label
The horse in the city : living machines in the nineteenth century, Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Thinking about horses -- Markets: The urban horse as a commodity -- Regulation: controlling horses and their humans -- Powering urban transit -- The horse and leisure: serving the needs of different urban social groups -- Stables and the built environment -- Nutrition: feeding the urban horse -- Health: equine disease and mortality -- the decline and persistence of the urban horse -- Epilogue: the horse, the car, and the city
Control code
ocm71350484
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 pages, [18] pages of plates
Isbn
9780801886003
Lccn
2006030213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71350484
  • (OCoLC)71350484

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