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Making Night Hideous

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/9780226036038.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the nighttime work, crime, transportation, and leisure in American cities from the introduction of the gas streetlamps in ... More


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