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Sensing Chicago Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

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ISBN-10: 0252080750

ISBN-13: 9780252080753

Edition: 2015

Authors: Adam Mack

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A hundred years and more ago, a walk down a Chicago street invited an assault on the senses. Untiring hawkers shouted from every corner. The manure from thousands of horses lay on streets pooled with molasses and puddled with kitchen grease. Odors from a river gelatinous and lumpy with all manner of foulness mingled with the all-pervading stench of the stockyard slaughterhouses. In Sensing Chicago, Adam Mack lets fresh air into the sensory history of Chicago in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by examining five events: the Chicago River, the Great Fire, the 1894 Pullman Strike, the publication of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, and the rise and fall of the White City amusement…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 5/12/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English