Nature S Metropolis Chicago And The Great West

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393072452
Size: 59.67 MB
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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
Size: 60.79 MB
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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

City Of The Century

Author: Donald L. Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684831384
Size: 69.44 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

Crimes Against Nature

Author: Karl Jacoby
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520239098
Size: 60.63 MB
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. . . Powerfully argued and beautifully written, this book could hardly be more relevant to the environmental challenges we face today.

Changes In The Land

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 142992828X
Size: 36.90 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 ...

Chicago S New Negroes

Author: Davarian L. Baldwin
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887608
Size: 74.29 MB
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By placing consumer-based amusements alongside the more formal arenas of church and academe, Baldwin suggests important new directions for both the historical study and the constructive future of ideas and politics in American life.

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

Nature S Economy

Author: Donald Worster
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521468343
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The book includes portraits of Linnaeus, Gilbert White, Darwin, Thoreau, and such key twentieth-century ecologists as Rachel Carson, Frederic Clements, Aldo Leopold, James Lovelock, and Eugene Odum.

Killing For Coal

Author: Thomas G. Andrews
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674031012
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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’ ...