Nature S Metropolis Chicago And The Great West

Author: William Cronon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393072452
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This is the story of city and country becoming ever more tightly bound in a system so powerful that it reshaped the American landscape and transformed American culture. The world that emerged is our own.

Nature S Metropolis

Author: Cheryl Hudson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351352547
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Nature's Metropolis emerged as a result of William Cronon asking and answering those questions, and the work can usefully be seen as an extended example of the critical thinking skill of problem-solving in action.

The American Cities And Technology Reader

Author: Gerrylynn K. Roberts
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415200851
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CHICAGO: NATURE'S. METROPOLIS. by. William. Cronon. Source: William
Cronon, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, New York. W.W.
Norton. 1991, pp. 46-65, 91-3. 278-84. 307-8 Zone of lrapping, hunting. Indian
trade Zone of livestock taising. Chicago and its Hinterland {pp. 46-54] Reading
Turner backwards Few people read the boosters' anymore. Their unabashed
optimism about progress and civilization has long since gone out of fashion, and
their prose is ...

Cities And Spectators

Author: Moya Teresa Luckett
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Charles Pierce Burton, "New and Greater Chicago," The Independent, vol. LXIX,
no. 3216, July 21, 1910, p. 129. 21. William Cronon, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago
and the Great West, p. 345. 22. William Cronon, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago
and the Great West, pp. 345-6. 23. Homer Hoyt, One Hundred Years of Land
Values in Chicago: The Relationship of the Growth of Chicago to the Rise in its
Land Values, 1830-1933, pp. 101-107. For a description of the construction and
popularity ...

The Oxford Handbook Of Environmental History

Author: Andrew C. Isenberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199394474
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That year, William Cronon published Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great
West. Cronon's second monograph represented a quantum leap in the
integration of urban and environmental history. It posed new theoretical
understandings of natural environments, and ones remade by humans, which
Cronon, borrowing from Hegel and Marx, termed “first” and “second” natures.29
Through commerce, commodity flows, and the collection and processing of crops,
animals, and timber, ...

Introduction To Economic Geography

Author: Danny MacKinnon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317902963
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Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ;
Figure 3.2 from Wrecking a Region, Hudson, R., 1989, p.4, PION Limited; Figure
4.2 from Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, W.W. Norton (Cronon,
W. 1991) pp. iii-iii, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West; Figure 4.4
from Industrial Location, 2nd edn., Blackwell (Chapman, K. and Walker, D. 1991)
p. 180, Fig. 9.2; Figure 4.10 from The political economy of Britain's North-South
divide, ...

Natural Causes

Author: James R. O'Connor
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572302730
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CHAPTER 5 The Sales of Two Cities: Chicago and Los Angeles Chicago
Devoting an issue of Antipode, the journal of radical geography, to a symposium
on Natures Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, a book that will consolidate
William Cronon's position as one of the leading environmental historians in the
country, is a good concept (as they say in Hollywood). But the treatment is largely
a failure. Eleven radical scholars, most of them Marxist geographers, commend
Cronon's ...