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World's Fairs: A Global History of Expositions

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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, world’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

Subjects: Not assigned

Liaison(s):
Greg Notess
Linked Data Topics:
Database
History
Primary source
Related Databases:
British Periodicals
America: History and Life
Anthropological Literature
ARTFL Project
Avery Index

Total interactions: 675

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Last updated: 2017-04-26 23:21:49

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