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Nature's Metropolis : Chicago and the Great West

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Edition:
00
ISBN13:

9780393308730

ISBN10:
0393308731
Format:
Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
5/17/1992
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological and economic changes that made Chicago America's most dynamic city and the Great West its hinterland, Mr. Cronon opens a new window onto our national past. 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.


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