The Resource Flushed : how the plumber saved civilization, W. Hodding Carter

Flushed : how the plumber saved civilization, W. Hodding Carter

Label
Flushed : how the plumber saved civilization
Title
Flushed
Title remainder
how the plumber saved civilization
Statement of responsibility
W. Hodding Carter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anecdotal history of plumbing from the Harappan of 3000 B.C. to the modern world is a tribute to such engineering achievements as the lead pipes of the Roman empire, the sewers of London, and Japanese toilets
Cataloging source
DLC
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Carter, W. Hodding
Dewey number
696/.109
Index
no index present
LC call number
TH6115
LC item number
.C37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plumbing
  • Sewerage
  • Water-supply
  • Plumbing
  • Sewerage
  • Water-supply
Label
Flushed : how the plumber saved civilization, W. Hodding Carter
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Jasmin -- 1. The humble plumber -- 2. When lead ruled -- 3. Do as the Romans do -- 4. How we do it now -- 5. Foul -- 6. A tour of the London sewer -- 7. It makes your garden grow -- 8. Blame it on the Christians -- 9. The birth of the toilet -- 10. "What was in the toilet?" -- 11. Touching the untouchables -- 12. The power of poop -- Conclusion. Do it for your plumber -- Postscript. Russell and Jasmin : uncensored
Edition
1st Atria books hardcover ed.
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898185648
Label
Flushed : how the plumber saved civilization, W. Hodding Carter
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-240)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Jasmin -- 1. The humble plumber -- 2. When lead ruled -- 3. Do as the Romans do -- 4. How we do it now -- 5. Foul -- 6. A tour of the London sewer -- 7. It makes your garden grow -- 8. Blame it on the Christians -- 9. The birth of the toilet -- 10. "What was in the toilet?" -- 11. Touching the untouchables -- 12. The power of poop -- Conclusion. Do it for your plumber -- Postscript. Russell and Jasmin : uncensored
Edition
1st Atria books hardcover ed.
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898185648

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