Chicago's great fire : the destruction and resurrection of an iconic American city

"Between October 8-10, 1871, much of the city of Chicago was destroyed by one of the most legendary urban fires in history. Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago had grown at a breathtaking pace in barely three decades, from just over 4,000 in 1840 to greater than 330,000 at the time of the f...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, Carl S.
Format: BOOK
Other Format: EBOOK
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press 2020