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Author Baics, Gergely, author

Title Feeding Gotham : the political economy and geography of food in New York, 1790-1860 / Gergely Baics
Published Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 347 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I POLITICAL ECONOMY OF URBAN PROVISIONING; 1. Is Access to Food a Public Good? From Public Market to Free-Market System, 1790-1860; PART II PUBLIC MARKET SYSTEM OF PROVISIONING, 1790S-1820S; 2. The Landscape of Municipal Food Access; 3. Constraints of Time: Public Market Schedule of Provisioning; 4. Catharine Market and Its Neighborhood; PART III FREE-MARKET SYSTEM OF PROVISIONING, 1830S-50S; 5. Withdraw the Bungling Hand of Government: Free-Market Geography of Provisioning
6. The Price of Deregulation: Food Access and Living StandardsConclusion; Abbreviations; Appendix A: Maps; Appendix B: Public Market Data; Notes; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Food supply -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Food -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Nutritional anthropology -- New York (State) -- New York.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400883628 (electronic bk.)
9781400883622 (electronic bk.)