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Chicago and the University of Chicago

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The acquiring editor at the University of Chicago Press for this subject is Timothy Mennel.

Catalog Titles

General Books & Guidebooks

    Chicago’s Urban Nature
    The Big Jones Cookbook
    Soldier Field
    Millennium Park
    A Guide to Chicago’s Murals
    A Natural History of the Chicago Region
    Of Prairie, Woods, and Water
    The Encyclopedia of Chicago
    The Peregrine Returns
    Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs
    Gardening with Perennials
    The Art of Migration
    From Black Sox to Three-Peats
    Chicago’s Famous Buildings
    The Open Door
    Every Goddamn Day
    City Creatures
    The Way of Coyote

    Chicago Architecture

      An American Palace
      Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park
      Burnham of Chicago
      Chicago Makes Modern
      Terror and Wonder
      Who Is the City For?
      The Oak Park Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright
      Mies van der Rohe
      The Plan of Chicago
      The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, Fourth Edition
      Marion Mahony Reconsidered
      Chicago Architecture
      From Boom to Bubble
      Henry Ives Cobb’s Chicago

      Arts & Culture

        Chicago: City on the Make
        Yasuhiro Ishimoto
        The Blues Dream of Billy Boy Arnold
        Vivian Maier
        Experiment Photography
        The Freedom Principle
        Chicago by the Book
        Move On Up
        The Compass
        Monster Roster
        Slow Trains Overhead
        Time for Frankie Coolin
        Country and Midwestern
        Chicago Apartments
        The Chicagoan
        World Film Locations: Chicago
        Bitten by the Blues
        Bigger, Brighter, Louder
        The Chicago Literary Experience
        A Power Stronger Than Itself
        Re: Chicago
        The Newberry 125
        Creative Chicago
        A Portrait in Four Movements
        The Wagon and Other Stories from the City
        I Feel So Good
        Early Royko
        For the Love of Mike
        One More Time
        Royko in Love
        Sun Ra’s Chicago
        Message to Our Folks
        Sound Experiments
        You Were Never in Chicago
        Philip Sparrow Tells All
        Art in Chicago
        Veeck As In Wreck
        The Time Is Now!

        History & Social Issues

          Big Bosses
          Making Mexican Chicago
          The Death Gap
          Beyond the Usual Beating
          Friends Disappear
          Stacked Decks
          The Third City
          I’ve Got to Make My Livin’
          Sundays at Sinai
          Organizing Schools for Improvement
          Integrating the Inner City
          Maxwell Street
          Queer Legacies
          Community Health Equity
          Bulls Markets
          Black Metropolis
          Slim’s Table
          Ghosts in the Schoolyard
          Chicago ’68
          Brown in the Windy City
          Freedom’s Ballot
          Selling the Race
          Land of Hope
          The Insane Chicago Way
          Crucibles of Black Empowerment
          When the News Broke
          Blueprint for Disaster
          Rising Up from Indian Country
          The World of Juliette Kinzie
          Heat Wave
          First Son
          Never a City So Real
          Battleground Chicago
          White Field, Black Sheep
          The Ambitious Elementary School
          Crossing Parish Boundaries
          Dirty Waters
          Being Somebody and Black Besides
          Blood Runs Green
          The Beat Cop
          American Warsaw
          Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago
          The City
          Black on the Block
          Black Picket Fences, Second Edition
          As Others See Chicago
          A History of Chicago, Volume I
          A History of Chicago, Volume II
          A History of Chicago, Volume III
          Renegade Dreams
          Tinker to Evers to Chance
          The Origins of the Dual City
          Chicago Business and Industry
          The World Is Always Coming to an End
          Great American City
          Smoldering City
          The Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Seven
          No One Was Killed
          Chicago’s Block Clubs
          Wrigley Field
          Plague Years
          City Water, City Life
          Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief
          A Sister’s Memories
          An Open Secret
          The Gang
          Exit Zero
          Crusade for Justice
          Forever Open, Clear, and Free

          The University of Chicago

            American Egyptologist
            The University of Chicago
            The Great Latke-Hamantash Debate
            Serious Larks
            Becoming Mead
            The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead
            Restoring Justice
            Building Ideas
            We Made Uranium!
            More than Lore
            The Opening of the American Mind
            The Lost Black Scholar

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