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History of the Edmonton City Market 1900-2000 - 
      Kathryn Chase Merrett

History of the Edmonton City Market 1900-2000

Urban Values and Urban Culture

Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history. Richly textured with archival photographs, drawings, maps, and anecdotes by vendors and customers of the city market, this book reveals how the market managed to thrive in the heart of a city that grew from a frontier outpost to a high--rise metropolis. Les mer
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Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history. Richly textured with archival photographs, drawings, maps, and anecdotes by vendors and customers of the city market, this book reveals how the market managed to thrive in the heart of a city that grew from a frontier outpost to a high--rise metropolis. In this original study, Merrett sheds light on the turbulent relationship between a city's cultural and agricultural values and the civic aspirations of the city's officials. A History of the Edmonton City Market brings a comprehensive study of a long--lived and much--loved institution to life by seamlessly integrating details of the city market with wider contexts of urban, economic, and cultural studies.
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Forlag: University of Calgary Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781552380529
Format: 20 x 25 cm
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«These stories are presented with care and attention . . . Chase Merrett effectively stitches this social history into the economic and political fabric of the city's past. Sean Gouglas, The Canadian Historical Review»

Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviation LIst of Illustrations Chapter 1. The Market and the City I Chapter 2. A Castle in the Air, 1892--1916 Chapter 3. Blue Sky Trading in Edmonton: The Boom in the Bust, 1916--1939 Chapter 4. The Market and the Civic Centre, 1940--1964 Chapter 5. The "New" City Market, 1965--2000 Chapter 6. The Market and the City II Notes List of Interviewees Sources Notes on Primary Sources Notes on Secondary Sources Works Consulted Further Reading Index
Kathryn Chase Merrett obtained her master's degree in history from the University of Alberta in 1992. She is editor of the architectural, dance, film, and theatre articles in the Canadian Encyclopedia. She has been a resident of Edmonton since 1967.