Table of contents for The sanitary city : environmental services in urban america from colonial times to the present / Martin V. Melosi.

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Contents
Preface	000
Acknowledgments	000
Introduction	000
Part I. The Age of Miasmas: From Colonial Times to 1880
1. Sanitation Practices in Pre-Chadwickian America	000
2. Bringing the Serpent's Tail into the Serpent's Mouth: Edwin Chadwick and the "Sanitary Idea" in England	000
3. The "Sanitary Idea" Crosses the Atlantic	000
4. Pure and Plentiful: From Protosystems to Modern Waterworks, 18301880	000
5. Subterranean Networks: Wastewater Systems as Works in Progress, 18301880 	000
Part II. The Bacteriological Revolution, 18801945
6. On the Cusp of the New Public Health: Bacteriology, Environmental Sanitation, and the Quest for Permanence, 18801920	000
7. Water Supply as a Municipal Enterprise, 18801920	000
8. Battles at Both Ends of the Pipe: Sewerage Systems and the New Health Paradigm, 18801920	000
9. The Third Pillar of Sanitary Services: The Rise of Public Refuse Management, 18801920	000
10. The Great Depression, World War II, and Public Works, 19201945	000
11. Water Supply as a National Issue: The Federal Government, Expansion of Service, and the Threat of Pollution, 19201945	000
12. Sewerage, Treatment, and the "Broadening Viewpoint," 19201945	000
13. The "Orphan Child of Sanitary Engineering": Refuse Collection and Disposal, 19201945	000
Part III. The New Ecology, 19452000s
14. The Challenge of Suburban Sprawl and the "Urban Crisis" in the Age of Ecology, 19451970	000
15. A Time of Unease: The "Water Crisis" in an Effluent Society, 19451970	000
16. Beyond Their Limits: Decaying Sewers, Overflows, and Foaming Plants, 19451970	000
17. Solid Waste as "Third Pollution," 19451970	000
18. From Earth Day to Infrastructure Crisis: Forces Shaping the New Sanitary City	000
19. Beyond Broken Pipes and Tired Treatment Plants: Water Supply, Wastewater, and Pollution since 1970	000
20. Out of State, Out of Mind: The Garbage Crisis in America	000
Epilogue	000
Abbreviations	000
Notes	000
Bibliographic Essay	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Municipal water supply -- United States -- History.
Sanitary engineering -- United States -- History.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States -- History.
Municipal services -- United States -- History.