World's Fairs: A Global History of Expositions
What is it? From the Eiffel Tower and the Space Needle to the invention of television, chewing gum and hot dogs, worldÃ¢€™s fairs have shaped our world. Collating material from archives around the world, this resource offers a unique insight into the phenomenon of international expositions by presenting official records, monographs, personal accounts and ephemera for more than 200 fairs together for the first time. From the earliest plans to public reception and the legacy that remains, the impact of these global events can be examined in a comprehensive context.
Why use it? Search World's Fairs collection materials including, international diplomacy, correspondence, plans & design concepts, personal accounts, guidebooks, and contemporary ephemera.
Coverage: 1851- Present
Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.
Vendor: Adam Matthew Digital
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Last updated: 2022-05-07 21:21:18