Nature's Metropolis

Nature's Metropolis Chicago and the Great West

Paperback (12 Aug 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

Book information

ISBN: 9780393308730
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Imprint: W.W. Norton and Company
Pub date:
DEWEY: 977.31103
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 530
Weight: 838g
Height: 233mm
Width: 158mm
Spine width: 39mm