Early City Life

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 1983 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Topics covered; The reasons why towns grew into cities: location, transportation, availability of goods and services Cities offered their residents protection, shelter, communication systems, health care, education, jobs and business opportunities City success stories City government Protection against fire and crime Building and maintaining roads Homes of the rich and the poor Water, light and heat Church, charity and education The excitement of many cultures living together The post office and newspapers City transportation: taxis and trolleys City jobs: the professions, factory workers, street peddlars and entertainers, domestic servants Banking and business Merchants and inventors City problems The pleasures of city life

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Contents

cities grow? 34 Taxis and trolleys
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A5 Taxes for services 42 Sidewalk sales
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The water supply
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Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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