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An early encounter with tomorrow : Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Arnold Lewis
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Illustrated with photographs, drawings, paintings, and contemporary cartoons, this volume documents the mixture of amazement and alarm with which European visitors greeted 1890s Chicago. It also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Lewis
ISBN: 0252023056 9780252023057 025206965X 9780252069659
OCLC Number: 46794992
Description: xv, 353 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Arnold Lewis.

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"Lewis has produced an amazing book that won the Jacques Barzun Prize in cultural history and that argues for Chicago's importance in the emergence of modern America." -- Chicago Tribune "According Read more...

 
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