Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made

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An engrossing and startling history of Chicago's Union Stock Yard, Dominic Pacyga's meticulous and fresh book addresses more than the rise and fall of the industrial district that for so long was a critical part of what defined Chicago, its immigrants, its economy, its environmental health (or lack thereof), and its politics. While Pacyga knows those aspects like few others do--having grown up in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and worked in the stockyards himself as a young man--he has here unearthed a history of ...

Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made 2018, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226566030

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Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made 2015, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226123097

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