Nature's Metropolis

Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West

Non-Fiction, History & Politics
Paperback Published on: 12/08/1992
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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.

Winner of the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize

  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • ISBN: 9780393308730
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Weight: 2073g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 155 x 41 mm

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