Chicago's great world's fairs / John E. Findling

Author(s): Findling, John E
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Subjects: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)--History
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, c1994
Series: Studies in design and material culture
LC Classification: T
Table of Contents: List of figures
General editor's foreword
Preface and acknowledgements
1. Chicago: the host city 1
2. The World's Columbian Exposition 12
3. From one fair to another 36
4. Planning Chicago's second world's fair 43
5. Building a Century of Progress 60
6. Bright colors and neon lights 83
7. Science: the key to progress 92
8. Process, not product 99
9. Fun at the fair 118
10. A second season: 1934 133
11. Postscript to the fair 145
Bibliography 156
Index 167
Notes: LCCN: 93049015
ISBN: 0719036305 (hardback)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-166) and index
Physical Description: x, 173 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 29597601
ISBN/ISSN: 0719036305

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