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Growing Place: Toward a Counterhistory of Contemporary Placemaking

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

in The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter offers a case study counter-history rooted in the “Rust Belt” city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This counter-history is meant to both complement and challenge versions of the past that ... More


Community Garden Interventions

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on community gardening as an intervention aimed at addressing obesity. Community gardens originally sprang up in the United States as a response to social and economic crises ... More


Model Schools and Field Days: Colorado Fuel and Iron’s Construction of Education and Recreation for Children, 1901–1918

Fawn-Amber Montoya

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's use of educational and recreational programs to socialize children to become reliable workers as well as “good citizens” during the period ... More


The Transitional Decade II: Confusion, 1737–41

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers George Frideric Handel's career after the famous Covent Garden programme where he stood triumphant against the Opera of the Nobility. The period 1737–41 saw Handel switching ... More


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