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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Perry R. Duis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Adult;

Born: 1943 in Sterling, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/perryprof.htm
-- Perry R. Duis on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=perry+r.+duis


Illinois Connection

Perry Duis is a Professor of History at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has been with the University of Illinois since 1971.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

    Chicago: Creating New Traditions, Chicago Historical Society, 1976The Saloon: Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, University of Illinois Press, 1983We've Got a Job To Do: Chicagoans and World War II, Chicago Historical Society, 1992Challenging Chicago: Coping with Everyday Life, University of Illinois Press, 1998Chicago Death Trap: The Iriquois Theatre Fire of 1903, Southern Illinois Press, 2006


Selected Titles At Your Library

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

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

Chicago Death Trap :
ISBN: 080932721x. OCLC Number:

Southern Illinois University Press,. Carbondale :. ©2006.


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