Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items for:

  • Keywords: foods x
  • American History: 19th Century x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Gergely Baics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. This book looks ... More


The Landscape of Municipal Food Access

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 argued that that the justification for the municipal market system was to sustain the public good of citizens' access to food. This chapter focuses on the extent to which the corresponding ... More


Constraints of Time: Public Market Schedule of Provisioning

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the problem of time by examining the temporal geography of household provisioning. It scrutinizes the seasonal, weekly, and daily schedules of food shopping, outlining how ... More


Withdraw the Bungling Hand of Government: Free-Market Geography of Provisioning

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the geography of food access under the new free-market regime. It maps the retail food economy in relation to the city's land-use environment and broader commercial geography, ... More


Is Access to Food a Public Good?: From Public Market to Free-Market System, 1790–1860

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides a new account of the political economy of the public market system of provisioning, exploring how the common good of citizens' access to food was forged out of the conflicting ... More


Catharine Market and Its Neighborhood

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the neighborhood setting, which provided the immediate economic, social, and cultural contexts of the public markets. Through a case study of Catharine Market, it documents the ... More


The Price of Deregulation: Food Access and Living Standards

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter aims to write food access in an unregulated environment back into our understanding of mid-nineteenth-century urban living standards. Fieldwork and social geography were the approaches ... More


Conclusion

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes. This book documents the profound consequences that the deregulation of food markets had on the built environment of the city, and the daily lives and ... More


Introduction

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book tells story of New York's transition from a tightly regulated public market system of provisioning in the Early ... More


Nightmen

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the work of night scavengers or “nightmen” in American cities during the 1800s and early 1900s. It highlights the rapid increase in the number of nightmen during the ... More


View: