Worlds Fairs Erik Mattie

ISBN: 9781568981321

Published: August 1st 1998

Hardcover

259 pages


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Worlds Fairs  by  Erik Mattie

Worlds Fairs by Erik Mattie
August 1st 1998 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 259 pages | ISBN: 9781568981321 | 6.79 Mb

Worlds fairs have traditionally been the yarstick by which nations measure their industrial rank and inventiveness. They are open forums for participating countries to show off their most crowning achievements. While other books on individual fairsMoreWorlds fairs have traditionally been the yarstick by which nations measure their industrial rank and inventiveness.

They are open forums for participating countries to show off their most crowning achievements. While other books on individual fairs exist, WORLDS FAIRS, by historian and collector Erik Mattie, is the first illustrated volume to present an international history of the most notable world exhibitions. This book represents no less than 150 years of humankinds most outstanding accomplishments in architecture, design, technology, and industry. Nearly 30 fairs are examined, including the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in London in 1851, New Yorks Worlds Fairs of 1939 and 1964, and the upcoming fair in Hanover in 2000.



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