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Perry Duis

Born: August 18, 1943 in Sterling, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: N/A

Biography: N/A


Perry Duis on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Challenging Chicago :
ISBN: 0252074157 OCLC: 37820146

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1998.

Risky city. This was Chicago during an unprecedented period of rapid growth: a burgeoning metropolis that quickly became a concentration of risk. The many thousands of immigrants and rural Americans who streamed into the city during these years found it far more congested, crowded, dangerous, unpleasant, immoral, and unhealthy than they had anticipated. Challenging Chicago reveals the survival strategies to which the many people who flocked to the city resorted, especially those of the lower and middle classes for whom urban life was a new experience.

The saloon :
ISBN: 0252067819 OCLC: 41425248

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 1999.

  We've got a job to do :
ISBN: 0913820172 OCLC: 25747334

Chicago Historical Society, [Chicago, IL] : 1992.