Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West

Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West

William Cronon

"Magnificent... the easiest paintings of financial and company historical past i have ever read."―Paul Krugman

during this groundbreaking paintings, William Cronon provides us an environmental standpoint at the historical past of nineteenth-century the United States. by means of exploring the ecological and financial alterations that made Chicago America's such a lot dynamic urban and the nice West its hinterland, Mr. Cronon opens a brand new window onto our nationwide prior. this can be the tale of urban and kingdom changing into ever extra tightly sure in a procedure so robust that it reshaped the yank panorama and reworked American tradition. the realm that emerged is our personal.

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