WORLD’S FAIRS AND THE DAWNING OF “THE AMERICAN CENTURY”
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Order Code: NH162
World’s fairs emerge as blueprints to the future in this high-interest introduction to the Gilded Age. Guidebooks, pamphlets, speeches, cartoons, and newspaper accounts from late 19th-century Expositions address issues such as reconstructing the nation after the Civil War, positive and negative aspects of social progress, and the stigmatizing power of stereotypical cultural representations.
8½" x 11"
National Center for History in the Schools