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Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. [ed.]View all editions and formats

A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and Winner of the Bancroft Prize. "No one has written a better book about a city...Nature's Metropolis is elegant testimony to the proposition that economic, urban,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Cronon
ISBN: 0393308731 9780393308730
OCLC Number: 433882335
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 1992
Short-listed for Pulitzer Prize 1992
Description: xxiii, 530 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: William Cronon.


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"This book is the story of Chicago's progress in the 19th century, the rough seduction of the hinterland, and how at its zenith the city ruled the commercial life of a vast inland region more Read more...

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