An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition

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Documents the mixture of amazement and alarm with which European visitors greeted 1890s Chicago: as a futuristic city animated by a crass, frenetic mercantile class. This volume contains a bibliography, arranged by country and profiles of the foreign observers. It is illustrated with over seventy photographs, drawings, paintings and cartoons.

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252069659

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