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The Resource Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service, Bruce Hensler, (electronic resource)

Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service, Bruce Hensler, (electronic resource)

Label
Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service
Title
Crucible of fire
Title remainder
nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Hensler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hensler, Bruce
Dewey number
628.9/2097309034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fire prevention
  • Fires
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life
  • Fire extinction
  • Fire departments
  • Fire fighters
  • Fire prevention
  • Fires
Label
Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service, Bruce Hensler, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-220) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. The context of the modern fire service -- Origins of organized fire service -- Firefighter culture -- Contemporary firefighting -- pt. 2. The fire problem defined -- Great fire in Pittsburgh -- Fire in the built environment -- Fire and human behavior -- Fire in rural areas and wildlands -- pt. 3. The fire service under fire -- Transformative forces to make firefighting safer -- Cultural change needed to improve firefighter safety -- Transitional forces create new fire service model -- pt. 4. Learning to fight great urban fires -- London and the development of a fire service -- Portland and the Board of Fire Underwriters -- Boston and the standardization of fire protection -- pt. 5. Learning to control building fires -- Fire protection in theory -- Deadly fire in a fireproof hotel -- Firefighting, building codes, and technology -- pt. 6. Firefighters, engineers, and underwriters -- New England mills and the factory mutual system -- Fighting fires : from art to science -- Volunteers to paid firemen -- Legacy of the combustible city
Control code
ocn755604850
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597977562
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)755604850
Label
Crucible of fire : nineteenth-century urban fires and the making of the modern fire service, Bruce Hensler, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-220) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. The context of the modern fire service -- Origins of organized fire service -- Firefighter culture -- Contemporary firefighting -- pt. 2. The fire problem defined -- Great fire in Pittsburgh -- Fire in the built environment -- Fire and human behavior -- Fire in rural areas and wildlands -- pt. 3. The fire service under fire -- Transformative forces to make firefighting safer -- Cultural change needed to improve firefighter safety -- Transitional forces create new fire service model -- pt. 4. Learning to fight great urban fires -- London and the development of a fire service -- Portland and the Board of Fire Underwriters -- Boston and the standardization of fire protection -- pt. 5. Learning to control building fires -- Fire protection in theory -- Deadly fire in a fireproof hotel -- Firefighting, building codes, and technology -- pt. 6. Firefighters, engineers, and underwriters -- New England mills and the factory mutual system -- Fighting fires : from art to science -- Volunteers to paid firemen -- Legacy of the combustible city
Control code
ocn755604850
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 231 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597977562
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)755604850

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