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Popular culture and the enduring myth of Chicago, 1871-1968  Cover Image E-book E-book

Popular culture and the enduring myth of Chicago, 1871-1968

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  • OCLC: ocn252762254
  • ISBN: 9781280302510
  • ISBN: 1280302518
  • ISBN: 0415996651
  • ISBN: 9780415996655
  • ISBN: 1135932557
  • ISBN: 9781135932558
  • ISBN: 1135932514
  • ISBN: 9781135932510
  • ISBN: 1135932565
  • ISBN: 9781135932565
  • ISBN: 0415949297
  • ISBN: 9780415949293
  • ISBN: 6610302510
  • ISBN: 9786610302512
  • ISBN: 9780203335437
  • ISBN: 0203335430
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 236 pages) : illustrations
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  • Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-225) and index.
Contents: Introduction: "Chicago, the infamous city" -- "Do you wonder Chicago burned?" The Great Chicago Fire and the launching of Chicago's national reputation -- "The new city of the New World:" Fin-de-siecle Chicago and its fairs -- "Turbulent mistress of the West:" Popular images of Chicago in the Progressive Era -- "All the world is waiting for the sunrise:" A Century of Progress and the national image of Chicago -- Infamous city: Chicago and the reworking of reality in American popular culture -- The end of the myth: Chicago in the tumultuous 1960s.
Summary: This book is an examination of the image of Chicago in American popular culture between the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and Chicago's 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Note: English.
Subject: United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945
United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918
Chicago (Ill.) -- Public opinion
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875-
Public opinion -- United States
City and town life -- United States -- History
City and town life -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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