Cities of the Heartland: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Midwest

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During the 1880s and '90s, the rise of manufacturing, the first soaring skyscrapers, new symphony orchestras and art museums, and winning baseball teams all heralded the midwestern city's coming of age. In Cities of the Heartland, Jon C. Teaford chronicles the development of these cities of the industrial Midwest as they challenged the urban supremacy of the East. The antebellum growth of Cincinnati to Queen City status was followed by its eclipse, as St. Louis and then Chicago developed into industrial and cultural centers ...

Cities of the Heartland: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Midwest 1993, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253209146

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Cities of the Heartland: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Midwest 1993, Indiana University Press

ISBN-13: 9780253357861

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