xii, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
9780226477015 cloth alkaline paper 0226477010 cloth alkaline paper
Historical studies of urban America.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-339) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Chicago, the mighty city The suburban solution Four factory districts, 1860-1940 The shifting geography of metropolitan employment: starts, additions, & moves The metropolitan geography of firm linkages, 1872-1901 Forging the Calumet district, 1880-1940 Chicago's planned industrial districts: clearing and the central manufacturing districts Networked space: the connected metropolis in the 1920s Manufacturing production chains and wholesaling Local production practices and inter-firm linkages: Chicago's automotive industry, 1900-1940.