City of the Century

City of the Century

The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
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

Baker
& Taylor

A compelling 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. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996
ISBN: 9780684801940
0684801949
Branch Call Number: 977.311 MIL
Characteristics: 704p. : ill., maps ; 25cm

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May 04, 2015

the missing sub-title: 'thank goodness for rich people'. yet another historical narrative that leaves most of the population out of the story. the 'great and good' build a city. right.

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