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The Conquest of Chicago

Nelson H. Armour

The Conquest of Chicago

Visiting the 1933 World"s Fair

by Nelson H. Armour

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Sunflower Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11330206M
    ISBN 100897452712
    ISBN 109780897452717
    OCLC/WorldCa56726391

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    "The Conquest of Cool helps us understand why, throughout the last third of the twentieth century, Americans have increasingly confused gentility with conformity, irony with protest, and an extended middle finger with a populist manifesto. History of the conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott, , Baudry's European library edition, in English.


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In this fascinating and revealing study, Thomas Frank shows how the youthful revolutionaries were joined—and even anticipated —by such unlikely allies as the advertising 4/5(4).

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