Chicago dreaming : Midwesterners and the city, 1871-1919 /

Part I examines the ethos of self-making and boosterism that has defined the city since its settlement in the 1830s, and argues that these energies formed the context for hinterland migration during the nineteenth century and beyond. Part 2 highlights the emotional and cultural foraces that continue...

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Main Author: Spears, Timothy B., 1957-
Format: Book
Published:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Call Number: F548.5 .S74 2005
Notes: Hansen Endowment
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