The city of Chicago inhabits a unique location straddling several natural divides: between the watersheds of Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River; between vast grasslands on the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Taylor rose
I majored in history in college so I have read a few history books. This is by far the best history book I have ever read. I cannot recommend this book enough.Published 6 months ago by Andrew M.
An outstanding, in depth analysis of the historical political ecology of Chicago and the United States at large.Published 7 months ago by Alice Madden
This book is an extraordinary comparison between the transformation that occurred during the western settlement compared to the suburban life of Chicago;, which during the American... Read morePublished 12 months ago by History_Teacher
This was a required text for a recent class on the American West. I found this to be well written and thought provoking. Had I been aware of it I'd have read it anyway. =)Published 13 months ago by Kiri
This is an academic book which describes in great detail the rise of Chicago from a fur trading post to a major metropolis capable of putting on a World’s Fair of great beauty,... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Louis Foster
Would recommend this to anyone who loves Chicago. Very interesting to see how this city has developed. Pictures are a nice bonus!Published 20 months ago by Haley Eifert