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Globalization: Chicago and the World
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Essay: Global Chicago
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Colonial Trans-Atlantic Networks
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Global Capitalism and Chicago Real Estate
Built Environment in a Mercantile Metropolis
Networks of Rails
World's Columbian Exposition of 1893
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The Chicago Region and Its Global Models
An Upstart Behemoth
Mailing To the World
The World in Chicago
Chicago's Twentieth-Century Cultural Exports
"The Whole World Is Watching"
Corporate Headquarters and Industrial Relics
Map: Changing Origins of Metropolitan Chicago's Foreign-Born Population
View of Kinzie Home, 1832
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The Kinzie house, built by Jean Baptise Point DuSable in the 1780s. John Kinzie moved here in 1804, and this house served as the base for his far-flung trading operations. Kinzie lived among the Potawatomi for long stretches, primarily in what is now Michigan. His wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.