Challenging Chicago

Challenging Chicago : Coping with Everyday Life, 1837-1920

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Hard lives and how they were lived in old Chicagoshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 165.1 x 243.8 x 25.4mm | 680.4g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252074157
  • 9780252074158

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"Challenging Chicago is one of the best books ever written about Chicago...Duis has mastered an incredible amount of information (the illustrations and endnotes are worth the price of the book). After reading Challenging Chicago you will never again look at the urban landscape without seeing the remains of the city that once was, and without thinking of the people who lived there." James L. Swanson, Chicago Tribuneshow more

About Perry Duis

Perry R. Duis, a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the author of Chicago: Creating New Traditions""and other books."show more

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