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Author Tumber, Catherine.

Title Small, gritty, and green : the promise of America's smaller industrial cities in a low-carbon world / Catherine Tumber.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  333.77 TUMBER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  333.77 T83    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  307.7609 TUMBER    Check Shelf
Description xxxiv, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [141]-193) and index.
Contents Introduction : beloved communities, benighted times -- Against "shapeless giantism." -- Mega dreams and small city realities : trafficking in transportation planning -- "It takes the whole region to make the city" : agriculture on the urban fringe and beyond -- Framing urban farming -- Making good : renewables and the revival of smaller industrial cities -- Roots of knowledge : local economics, urban scale, and schooling for civic renewal.
Subject Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States.
Fossil fuels -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Land use, Urban -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Technology -- Economic aspects -- United States.
ISBN 9780262016698 hardcover alkaline paper
0262016699 hardcover alkaline paper
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