Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works

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Krieger Publishing Company, 1994 - Political Science - 168 pages
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This work explores public works as a part of community history. It: examines visible structures and identifies the tools for exploring their history; looks at invisible networks that tie homes to communities and communities to regions; and examines the financers, builders and users of public works.

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Why Explore the History
Basic Tools for Exploring Public Works History
Networks That Tie Homes to a Community

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Ann Durkin Keating is professor of history at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. She is coeditor of "The Encyclopedia of Chicago" and the author of several books, including "Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age" and "Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide", both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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