Paris Sewers and Sewermen

Reid (history, U. of NC Chapel Hill) emphasizes the human story of sewers--politics, sanitation, labor.

Paris Sewers and Sewermen

Reid (history, U. of NC Chapel Hill) emphasizes the human story of sewers--politics, sanitation, labor. The engineering of Parisian sewers occupies some 85 pages (lacking a single map). Good book. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Paris Sewers and Sewermen
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Donald Reid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Reid (history, U. of NC Chapel Hill) emphasizes the human story of sewers--politics, sanitation, labor. The engineering of Parisian sewers occupies some 85 pages (lacking a single map). Good book. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Pages: 332
Authors: David Sedlak
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-28 - Publisher: Yale University Press

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Pages: 264
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Categories: History
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Pages: 314
Authors: David S. Barnes, Professor David S Barnes
Categories: History
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Pages: 201
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Categories: History
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