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The pig and the skyscraper

Author: Marco D'Eramo; Graeme Thomson
Publisher: New York : Verso, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the phenomenon of the rise of Chicago, the stage for some of modernity's key episodes: the birth of the skyscraper, the rise of urban sociology, the world's first atomic reactor,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Marco D'Eramo; Marco D'Eramo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marco D'Eramo; Graeme Thomson
ISBN: 1859846246 9781859846247
OCLC Number: 857116064
Description: 472 pages : illustrations, map
Other Titles: Maiale e il grattaciolo.
Responsibility: Marco d'Eramo ; translated by Graeme Thomson ; foreword by Mike Davis.

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