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text The third coast : when Chicago built the American dream

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Much of what defined the nation as it grew into a superpower was produced in Chicago. Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to coast journey included a stop there, and this flow of people and commodities made it America's central c... Read more
Contents
Part One. Pre-1945 -- The Brick Is Another Teacher -- We Were Part of Them -- Washed Up on a Favorable Shore -- The Ideal World of Mr. Hutchins -- Part Two. 1945-1949 -- The Chaos of Our Conceptions -- Believers in the City -- A Discovered Beauty ... Read more
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xxxiv, 508 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
2013

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TADL-WOOD 977.311 DYJ in Adult Non-fiction Available

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