The Great Chicago Fire

Paperback | October 12, 2000

byRoss Miller

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Chicago reinvents itself after the Great Fire, turning disaster into triumph and casting itself as a hero in the modern struggle against adversity.

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Chicago reinvents itself after the Great Fire, turning disaster into triumph and casting itself as a hero in the modern struggle against adversity.

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On October 8, 1871, four decades after its founding, Chicago's destiny was rewritten "with a pen of fire". In this imaginative and penetrating study, Ross Miller considers the mythic proportions of the Great Chicago Fire as the city reshaped its own tragedy into an archetype of the modern struggle against adversity.Amid myriad eyewitne...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.76 inPublished:October 12, 2000Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PRESSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0252069145

ISBN - 13:9780252069147

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