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

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

by Donald L. Miller
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City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America by Donald L. Miller

Throbbing with the lifebeat of a great city, this story of Chicago--from trading post in the 1830s to modern industrial metropolis in the 1890s--offers popular history at its finest: a magnificent portrait of the dynamism and drive of the wonder city of the 19th century. of photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684801940
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 03/05/1996
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.51(d)

About the Author

Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College and author of nine books, including City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America, and Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America. He has hosted, coproduced, or served as historical consultant for more than thirty television documentaries and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. Visit DonaldMillerBooks.com.

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