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No symbol of progress in our century is more galvanizing than electricity--electric power and the technology it has spawned. The "invisible world" of ...Show synopsisNo symbol of progress in our century is more galvanizing than electricity--electric power and the technology it has spawned. The "invisible world" of electric energy that was emerging at the turn of the century is one we take for granted, but its influence on the growth and quality of city life was, and remains, profound. Using Chicago as a test case, Harold L. Platt investigates the emergence of an urban-based, energy-intensive society over the course of half a century in this first book-length history of energy use in the city.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. 0226670759 381 pages in yellow and brown boards....Very Good. 0226670759 381 pages in yellow and brown boards. Boards have a light bump on the lower edge. Interior is clean and bright, all pages are firm to the spine. Binding is solid. Dust jacket in very good condition with light edge wear. Slight backward tilt to spine.
Description:Very Good. 1991. Cloth, dj., 381pp., illust. Light shelf wear...Very Good. 1991. Cloth, dj., 381pp., illust. Light shelf wear to cloth. Dj. has small tear at back bottom corner, and two at top. Previous owner's name in pen on endpapers. Text is clean and tight. Near fine. (Subject: Chicago, Illinois, & Midwest. )
Description:Fine. Book is New or Like New in Excellent Condition! !...Fine. Book is New or Like New in Excellent Condition! ! Hardcover with Dust Jacket. (2nd page dated) Exactly As Shown in Picture. 381 pages else As Product Details. 'The Electric City: Energy and the Growth of the Chicago Area, 1880-1930 (Hardcover)'. ISBN # 9780226670751. Ship with Signature Delivery Confirmation Fast Shipping, Reliable Service, Customer Satisfaction and Money Back Guraranteed! ! Thank You! !
Description:FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET. BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS...FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET. BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS ABOUT FINE WITH VERY MODEST COLOR FADE TO THE SPINE PANEL, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK.
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