Chicago: A Brief History (Enhanced Version)

Chicago: A Brief History (Enhanced Version)

by Vook
     
 

"Chicago: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the city’s transformation from a fur trade outpost to America’s Second City. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the city as we know it. You’ll explore the exciting history behind the city’s cultural, economic, and architectural

Overview

"Chicago: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the city’s transformation from a fur trade outpost to America’s Second City. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the city as we know it. You’ll explore the exciting history behind the city’s cultural, economic, and architectural mainstays.

You’ll also gain valuable insight into groundbreaking Chicago events and major figures down through history, including:

  • The Birth of a Major Trade City
  • The Great Fire of 1871
  • Construction of the Sears Tower
  • Chicago’s “Public Enemies”
  • The University of Chicago

...and more. Stunning photos coupled with rarely-seen historical video footage provide added dimension throughout this Brief History.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781614305538
Publisher:
Vook Inc.
Publication date:
07/29/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
47 MB
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