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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 08 March 2013
  • ISBN : 1410455769
  • Page : 691 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 533 voters

The Devil in the White City Book Summary/Review:

An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.

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The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-03-08
  • ISBN : 1410455769
GET THIS BOOKThe Devil in the White City

An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.

Summary and Analysis of The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Summary and Analysis of The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781504044226
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  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
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  • ISBN : 9781467139656
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  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • ISBN : 9781631440717
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The long, dark history of political violence in the United States Violence has been employed to achieve political objectives throughout history. Taking the life of a perceived enemy is as old as mankind. Antiquity is filled with examples of political murders, such as when Julius Caesar was felled by assassins in 44 BCE. While assassinations and assassination attempts are not unique to the American way of life, denizens of other nations sometimes look upon the US as populated by reckless cowboys

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  • Publisher : RW Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2017-12-05
  • ISBN : 9781946100030
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The remarkable biography of the uncompromising and relentless detective who investigated one of America's first serial killers, the man known as the 'Devil in the White City,' H. H. Holmes, and others like him. This extraordinary historical biography provides a chronological account of Frank Geyer’s life and features murder cases that made national headlines and the history of one of America's largest police departments, complete with 95 rare illustrations and photos! “History like never before!” Who was the world’

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  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 3825892549
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Tales of Two Cities compares both metropolises and soon discovers differences as well as similarities. American and German experts from different fields (for example historians, geographers, architects, journalists or Americanists) join our 'guided tours' through Chicago and Hamburg. They introduce the reader to the sister cities as migration magnets and spaces of different interests. They discuss challenges and chances of urban life, city planning, safety measures or media cities within an Atlantic context. The volume includes contributions in German as

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  • Author : Neal Wyatt
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2007-05-14
  • ISBN : 0838909361
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With a focus on eight catagories including memoir, sports, and true crime, a readers' advisory guide includes coverage of the major authors and works, popularity, and style.

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  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 9781588345769
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard A. Serrano's new book American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West is history, mystery, and Western all rolled into one. In June 1893, nine cowboys raced across a thousand miles of American prairie to the Chicago World's Fair. For two weeks they thundered past angry sheriffs, governors, and Humane Society inspectors intent on halting their race. Waiting for them at the finish line was Buffalo Bill Cody, who

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  • Author : Margaret E. Farrar
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9780252032271
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  • Author : John E. Findling,Frank W. Thackeray
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-12-09
  • ISBN : 9781598846218
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This comprehensive and highly readable collection of essays highlights 50 important events that changed the course of American history.

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  • Author : David Forsyth
  • Publisher : University Press of Colorado
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01
  • ISBN : 9781607324317
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Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park details the history of Lakeside, exploring how it has managed to remain in business for more than a century (something fewer than thirty amusement parks have accomplished) and offers a unique view on larger changes in society and the amusement park industry itself. Once nicknamed White City in part for its glittering display of more than 100,000 lights, the park opened in 1908 in conjunction with Denver's participation in the national City Beautiful movement. It was a park

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  • Author : Justin Martin
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-05-31
  • ISBN : 9780306819841
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The full and definitive biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, influential abolitionist, ardent social reformer and conservationist, and the visionary designer of Central Park Frederick Law Olmsted is arguably the most important historical figure that the average American knows the least about. Best remembered for his landscape architecture, from New York's Central Park to Boston's Emerald Necklace to Stanford University's campus, Olmsted was also an influential journalist, early voice for the environment, and abolitionist credited with helping dissuade England from joining

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-04-02
  • ISBN : 9781476615196
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Five seminal events occurred in New York City in the pivotal year 1964: the “British Invasion,” the arrival of the Beatles in February; the murder of Kitty Genovese in Queens in March; the World’s Fair that ran in Queens between April and October; the “race riots” in Brooklyn and Harlem in July; and the World Series in the Bronx between the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals. Through an exploration of these landmark events—the biggest thing in

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  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9789042018761
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America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the narrativization of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional place among the nations of the world, the rapid technological progress and its concomitant appropriation of natural spaces served equally well, as David Nye argues, to promote the dominant

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  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-04
  • ISBN : 9780809337996
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"The authors look at the state's earliest Irish residents and communities and describe the critical roles played by Irish immigrants in the settlement and founding of the Prairie State"--