Early City Life

Early City Life

Book - 1991
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Topics covered;The reasons why towns grew into cities: location, transportation, availability of goods and servicesCities offered their residents protection, shelter, communication systems, health care, education, jobs and business opportunitiesCity success storiesCity governmentProtection against fire and crimeBuilding and maintaining roadsHomes of the rich and the poorWater, light and heatChurch, charity and educationThe excitement of many cultures living togetherThe post office and newspapersCity transportation: taxis and trolleysCity jobs: the professions, factory workers, street peddlars and entertainers, domestic servantsBanking and businessMerchants and inventorsCity problemsThe pleasures of city life
Publisher: Toronto : Crabtree Pub. Co., c1991.
ISBN: 9780865050280
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.


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