Nature S Metropolis Chicago And The Great West

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393072452
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This is the story of city and country becoming ever more tightly bound in a system so powerful that it reshaped the American landscape and transformed American culture. The world that emerged is our own.

Nature S Metropolis Chicago And The Great West

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393308731
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Argues that the American frontier and city developed together by focusing on Chicago and tracing its roots from Native American habitation to its transformation by white settlement and development

Nature S Metropolis

Author: Cheryl Hudson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351352547
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Nature's Metropolis emerged as a result of William Cronon asking and answering those questions, and the work can usefully be seen as an extended example of the critical thinking skill of problem-solving in action.

Changes In The Land

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 142992828X
Size: 26.32 MB
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Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize Changes in the Land offers an original and persuasive interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European ...

City Of The Century

Author: Donald L. Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684831384
Size: 73.34 MB
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A chronicle of the coming of the Industrial Age to one American city traces the explosive entrepreneurial, technological, and artistic growth that converted Chicago from a trading post to a modern industrial metropolis by the 1890s

Killing For Coal

Author: Thomas G. Andrews
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674736680
Size: 26.49 MB
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This book offers a bold and original perspective on the 1914 Ludlow Massacre and the “Great Coalfield War.” In a story of transformation, Andrews illuminates the causes and consequences of the militancy that erupted in colliers’ ...

Under An Open Sky

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393310634
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Essays examine the significance of the frontier in American history, the bases of a western identity, and the themes that connect the twentieth-century West to its more distant past

Forever Open Clear And Free

Author: Lois Wille
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226898728
Size: 20.93 MB
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Surveys the history of Chicago's lakefront to reveal the challenges which the citizens have encountered in their fight to prevent its urbanization Through photographs and narrative, Lois Wille recreates the story of how Chicago's lakefront ...

Urban Disorder And The Shape Of Belief

Author: Carl Smith
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226764252
Size: 42.38 MB
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In Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief, Carl Smith explores the imaginative dimensions of these events as he traces the evolution of interconnected beliefs and actions that increasingly linked city, disorder, and social reality in the ...


Author: Harold M. Mayer
ISBN: 9780226512730
Size: 51.66 MB
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Pictorial history of Chicago, emphasizing the physical conditions of life in the city, and discussing how the city expanded and why it looks the way it does.