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City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America

Miller, Donald L.;Simon & Schuster

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ISBN 10: 0684801949 / ISBN 13: 9780684801940
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1996,1996 Fine book, Fine unclipped jacket, First Printing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 704 clean tight unmarked pages, book appears to be unread, eight full pages of b/w glossy photos in mid section, pink boards with 1/4 black cloth spine, gilt lettering stamped on the spine, jacket has a b/w photo of a statue looking over a large pool with a lit up domed building, color drawing of a burning Chicago with many boats in Lake Michigan, white and black lettering, jacket is in mylar cover, heavy book. Bookseller Inventory # 001595

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Title: City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A compelling chronicle of the coming of the Industrial Age to one American city traces the explosive entrepreneurial, technological, and artistic growth that converted Chicago from a trading post to a modern industrial metropolis by the 1890s.

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Donald L. Miller is the John Henry McCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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