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

Collection Type
Books
Originator
McShane, Clay.
Tarr, Joel A. (Joel Arthur), 1934-
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher Series
Animals, history, culture
Animals, history, culture.
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.
Date
2007.
Description
xi, 242 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-233) and index.
Received March 24, 2008.
ISBN
0801886007 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801886003 (hardcover : alk. paper)
GUSN
249073
Call Number
Stacks SF311.3.U6 M37 2007
Descriptive terms
Arbeitspferd Geschichte 19. Jh.
Draft horses History 19th century.
Pferd Stadt Geschichte 19. Jh.
Pferd Transport Geschichte 19. Jh.
Pferd.
Stadt Pferd Geschichte 19. Jh.
Transport Pferd Geschichte 19. Jh.
Urban animals History 19th century.
Verkehrswirtschaft.
Wirtschaftsentwicklung.
Places
USA
United States

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