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The Resource The great American fair : the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger

The great American fair : the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger

Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture
Title
The great American fair
Title remainder
the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture
Statement of responsibility
Reid Badger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Badger, Reid
Dewey number
909.81/074/017311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
T500.B1
LC item number
B3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World's Columbian Exposition
Target audience
adult
Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 165-171
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue: Opening day -- Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture -- pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND -- The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution -- The growth and character of the institution -- America and the Great World's Fairs -- pt. 2. THE SETTING -- Energy and uncertainty -- The representative city -- pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR -- Genesis and growth of the idea -- Organization -- The site, the plan, and the design -- Finance and promotion -- Dedication day -- Final preparations -- The World's Congress -- The exhibits -- The midway -- pt. 4. THE CULTURE -- Achievement and influence -- A confusion of symbols -- The vision of unity -- Epilogue -- APPENDICES -- A) The World's Fairs -- B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs -- C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- D) Preliminary and final classification system -- E) The Presidential proclamation -- F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 -- G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 -- H) A financial balance sheet
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 177 pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 fold.)
Isbn
9780882296920
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
79011774 //r84
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04832338
  • (Sirsi) o04832338
  • (TMQ) o04832338
Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbia Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 165-171
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prologue: Opening day -- Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture -- pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND -- The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution -- The growth and character of the institution -- America and the Great World's Fairs -- pt. 2. THE SETTING -- Energy and uncertainty -- The representative city -- pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR -- Genesis and growth of the idea -- Organization -- The site, the plan, and the design -- Finance and promotion -- Dedication day -- Final preparations -- The World's Congress -- The exhibits -- The midway -- pt. 4. THE CULTURE -- Achievement and influence -- A confusion of symbols -- The vision of unity -- Epilogue -- APPENDICES -- A) The World's Fairs -- B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs -- C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- D) Preliminary and final classification system -- E) The Presidential proclamation -- F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 -- G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 -- H) A financial balance sheet
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 177 pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 fold.)
Isbn
9780882296920
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
79011774 //r84
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04832338
  • (Sirsi) o04832338
  • (TMQ) o04832338

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