Nature s Metropolis Chicago and the Great West

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Nature s Metropolis  Chicago and the Great West
Author : William Cronon
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Language : English
Release Date : 02 November 2009
ISBN : 9780393072457
Pages : 592 pages
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Nature s Metropolis Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon Book PDF Summary

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, environmental, and business history can be as graceful, powerful, and fascinating as a novel." —Kenneth T. Jackson, Boston Globe

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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, environmental, and business history can be as graceful, powerful, and fascinating as a novel." —Kenneth T. Jackson,

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