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Author Cronon, William.

Title Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West / William Cronon.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton, 1992.
©1991

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 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  977.311 C    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  977.3 CRO    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  977.311 C947N    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 530 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Dreaming the metropolis -- 2. Rails and water -- 3. Pricing the future: grain -- 4. The wealth of nature: lumber -- 5. Annihilating space: meat -- 6. Gateway city -- 7. The busy hive -- 8. White city pilgrimage.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Historical geography.
ISBN 0393029212 : $27.50 ($41.95 Can.)
0393308731 (paperback)
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