Harvard University Press
Taming the Unruly Results of Antebellum Urban Growth in America’s Largest City
An opening scene in a chapter of Catherine McNeur’s Taming Manhattan depicts a Manhattan resident venturing out for a walk. His efforts were spoiled by “cavorting hogs," unbearable smells, filthy streets....
"Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 17
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol17/iss2/18