Thursday, January 17, 2008

fat of the Land: the Garbage of New York -- The Last Two Hundred Years

Once a director of policy planning for the city's Department of Sanitation, environmental policy adviser Miller traces the history of garbage in New York from the earliest collectors through the 19th-century barons trading in fertilizer and explosives to the current feuding bureaucrats and disease. He includes social and scientific theories of class and disease.


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