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Title:
City lights : illuminating the American night
Author:
Jakle, John A.
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Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780801865930
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Feminist Legal Theory is just over a decade old in the United States and is even younger in most other countries. Here, Francis Olsen presents the best articles from within this burgeoning field. Drawing on literature which is extremely rich and varied, these volumes include articles from a range leading legal scholars and feminists. Two volumes.


Table of Contents

Introduction: City Lights and the American Imagination
Part I Evolving Lamp Technologies: The Development of Night Lights
Chapter 1 Oil and Gas Lighting
Chapter 2 Electric Lighting
Chapter 3 Maturation of the Lighting Industry
Chapter 4 Cutting Costs and Brightening the Night
Part II Lighting and the American City: Application and Change
Chapter 5 Lighting City Streets
Chapter 6 Light as City Celebration
Chapter 7 Lighting the World's Fai r
Chapter 8 Night at the Amusement Parks
Chapter 9 Landmarks Floodlit in the Night
Chapter 10 The Great White Way and Electric Sign Art
Chapter 11 Lighting America's Main Streets and Commercial Strips
Epilogue