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The Resource Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West, William Cronon

Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West, William Cronon

Label
Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West
Title
Nature's metropolis
Title remainder
Chicago and the Great West
Statement of responsibility
William Cronon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the American frontier and city developed together by focusing on Chicago and tracing its roots from Native American habitation to its transformation by white settlement and development
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cronon, William
Dewey number
977.3/11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F548.4
LC item number
.C85 1991
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
F548.4.C85
NAL item number
1991
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West, William Cronon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Cloud over Chicago -- Part I: To be the central city. Dreaming the Metropolis ; Rails and water -- Part II: Nature to market. Pricing the future: Grain ; The wealth of nature: Lumber ; Annihilating space: Meat -- Part III: The geography of capital. Gateway city ; The busy hive ; White City pilgrimage -- Epilogue: Where we were driving -- Appendix: Methodological note on the bankruptcy maps
Control code
21971815
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 530 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393029215
Lccn
90040835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)21971815
Label
Nature's metropolis : Chicago and the Great West, William Cronon
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Cloud over Chicago -- Part I: To be the central city. Dreaming the Metropolis ; Rails and water -- Part II: Nature to market. Pricing the future: Grain ; The wealth of nature: Lumber ; Annihilating space: Meat -- Part III: The geography of capital. Gateway city ; The busy hive ; White City pilgrimage -- Epilogue: Where we were driving -- Appendix: Methodological note on the bankruptcy maps
Control code
21971815
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 530 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393029215
Lccn
90040835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)21971815

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