William Cronon

William Cronon is Frederick Jackson Turner Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Awards

Books by William Cronon

  1. Book CoverNature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West


    A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and Winner of the Bancroft Prize. "No one has written a better book about a city…Nature's Metropolis is elegant testimony to the proposition that economic, urban, environmental, and business history can be as graceful, powerful, and fascinating as a novel." —Kenneth T. Jackson, Boston GlobeMore

  2. Book CoverUncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature


    A controversial, timely reassessment of the environmentalist agenda by outstanding historians, scientists, and critics.More

  3. Book CoverUnder an Open Sky: Rethinking America's Western Past


    “If you prefer history served in a dozen fresh ways, get this book.” —Chicago TribuneMore