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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249073

Description

xi, 242 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Draft horses History 19th century.
Urban animals History 19th century.
Verkehrswirtschaft.
Pferd.
Wirtschaftsentwicklung.
Arbeitspferd Geschichte 19. Jh.
Transport Pferd Geschichte 19. Jh.
Pferd Transport Geschichte 19. Jh.
Pferd Stadt Geschichte 19. Jh.
Stadt Pferd Geschichte 19. Jh.

Originator

McShane, Clay.
Tarr, Joel A. (Joel Arthur), 1934-

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.

Publication

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press

Publisher Series

Animals, history, culture
Animals, history, culture.

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

9780801886003 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801886007 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks SF311.3.U6 M37 2007

Places

United States
USA