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Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman

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ISBN-10: 0226764249

ISBN-13: 9780226764245

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Carl Smith

List price: $34.00
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Carl Smith explores the imaginative dimensions of the Great Chicago fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman, and traces the evolution of interconnected beliefs and actions that increasingly linked city, disorder, and social reality in the minds of Americans.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 403
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Carl Smith is the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and professor of history at Northwestern University. His books include three prize-winning volumes: Chicago and the American Literary Imagination, 1880-1920; Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman; and The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City, the latter two published by the University of Chicago Press.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Fire
The Great Conflagration
Trial by Fire
Social Restraint
The Fire and Cultural Memory
Bomb
From Resurrection to Insurrection
Plots and Counterplots
Words on Trial Part ThreeStrike
Taming the Urban Beast
Putting Pullman in Its Place: The Search for a New Urban Order
Making Sense of the Age
Epilogue Notes Index