Public Markets And Civ...
Public Markets And Civic Culture In Nineteenth Century America
In Public Markets and Civic Culture in Nineteenth-Century America Helen Tangires examines the role of the public marketplace -- social and architectural -- as a key site in the development of civic culture in America. More than simply places for buying and selling food, Tangires explains, municipally owned and operated markets were the common ground where citizens and gove...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published May 27th 2003 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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One of my favorite historical books on one of my favorite topics- public markets. This book, along with Jane Jacobs "The Death and Life of Great American Cities", William Whyte's "City" and Garry Stephenson's "Farmers Markets: Success, Failure and Management Ecology" were my personal primers for my market work.