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100 1  Melosi, Martin V.,|d1947-|eauthor. 
245 10 Fresh Kills :|ba history of consuming and discarding in 
       New York City /|cMartin V. Melosi. 
264  1 New York :|bColumbia University Press,|c[2020] 
300    1 online resource (xv, 778 pages) :|billustrations, maps 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The Dilemma of Consuming -- The Backdrop -- Island City --
       Wasting Away -- Staten Island : Borough of Last Resort -- 
       The Quarantine -- Garbage War -- Seeking a Disposal Sink -
       - Go-Away Society -- One Best Way -- Futile Protests -- 
       Living with and Surviving the Landfill -- The Burning 
       Question -- End of Isolation -- Environmental Turn -- 
       Fiscal Crisis, and Disposal Dilemma -- Fresh Kills at 
       Midlife -- Barge to Nowhere -- A New Plan -- The Road to 
       Closure -- Secession -- Closure -- Now What? -- The Post-
       Closure Era -- 9/11 -- Regeneration -- Crossroads. 
520    "Fresh Kills-a monumental 2,200-acre structure on Staten 
       Island-was once the world's largest landfill. From 1948 to
       2001, it was the main receptacle for New York City's 
       refuse. After the 9/11 attacks, it reopened briefly to 
       receive human remains and rubble from the destroyed Twin 
       Towers, turning a notorious disposal site into a cemetery.
       Today, a mammoth reclamation project is transforming the 
       landfill site, constructing an expansive park three times 
       the size of Central Park. Martin V. Melosi provides a 
       comprehensive chronicle of Fresh Kills that offers new 
       insights into the growth and development of New York City 
       and the relationship among consumption, waste, and 
       disposal. He traces the metamorphoses of the landscape, 
       following it from salt marsh to landfill to cemetery and 
       looks ahead to the future park. By centering the problem 
       of solid-waste disposal, Melosi highlights the unwanted 
       consequences of mass consumption. He presents the Fresh 
       Kills space as an embodiment of massive waste, linking 
       consumption to the continuing presence of its discards. 
       Melosi also uses the landfill as a lens for understanding 
       Staten Island's history and its relationship with greater 
       New York City. The first book on the history of the iconic
       landfill, Fresh Kills unites environmental, political, and
       cultural history to offer a reflection on material culture,
       consumer practices, and perceptions of value and 
       worthlessness"--|cProvided by publisher. 
588 0  Online resource; title fromPDF title page (JSTOR, viewed 
       on February 12, 2020). 
590    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
       Collection - North America 
650  0 Sanitary landfill closures|zNew York (State)|zNew York. 
651  0 Fresh Kills Landfill (New York, N.Y.) 
651  0 Freshkills Park (New York, N.Y.) 
655  4 Electronic books. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aMelosi, Martin V., 1947-|tFresh Kills.
       |dNew York : Columbia University Press, [2020]
       |z9780231189484|w(DLC)  2019023877|w(OCoLC)1097960391 
856 40 |u
       db=nlebk&AN=2102679|zOnline ebook via EBSCO. Access 
       restricted to current Rider University students, faculty, 
       and staff. 
856 42 |3Instructions for reading/downloading the EBSCO version 
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