Celebrating the New World: Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 / Edition 1 by Robert Dr. Muccigrosso | 9781566630146 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Celebrating the New World: Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 / Edition 1

Celebrating the New World: Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 / Edition 1

by Robert Dr. Muccigrosso
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566630142

ISBN-13: 9781566630146

Pub. Date: 03/01/1993

Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher

By the turn of the nineteenth century America was coming of age. No event better illustrated the American rise, better mirrored American society, or better presaged the American century ahead than the World's Columbian Exposition. "The grandest exposition this planet has ever witnessed" has been captured by Robert Muccigrosso in this lively survey of the Great Fair

Overview

By the turn of the nineteenth century America was coming of age. No event better illustrated the American rise, better mirrored American society, or better presaged the American century ahead than the World's Columbian Exposition. "The grandest exposition this planet has ever witnessed" has been captured by Robert Muccigrosso in this lively survey of the Great Fair and its reflection of American values and tastes. With exhibits and visitors from all parts of the globe, the Columbian Exposition allowed America to consider its past, examine its present, and ponder its future. The nation's most celebrated architects overcame formidable obstacles to showcase science, technology, and the arts, and to provide a meeting place for assorted congresses. But the exposition was also an entertainment for the 27 million (a remarkable figure for 1893) who came to see the great event staged in that most fascinating city of wealth, culture, and corruption, Chicago. With photographs and maps. American Ways Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566630146
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
03/01/1993
Series:
American Ways Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.65(d)

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