World Fair

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World Fair

n (Comm) the World Fairla fiera mondiale
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Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City and the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh addressed an important part of the history of the orientation of ceramics toward exhibition.
Gendering the Fair: Histories of Women and Gender at World's Fairs, edited by T.
Fair World: A History of World's Fairs and Expositions from London to Shanghai 1851-2010 is an outstanding survey highly recommended for a range of collections, from general-interest to history and arts holdings.
The literature depicting late Victorian era world's fairs and trade expositions is a rapidly expanding field for American historians.
The main attractions at World's Fairs are the national pavilions, created by participating countries.
Gendering the fair; histories of women and gender at world's fairs.
Beginning with London's Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851, world's fairs have been promoted as both trade fairs and cultural events and have been viewed by historians as defining moments in a nation's history.
The two China analysts based at the University of California, Irvine, explain, "The past three decades of intensified globalization, bringing countries and their splendors much closer together, may have robbed China of the mystique associated with the great World's Fairs of earlier eras.
London's extravaganza set the bar for subsequent world's fairs, such as those at Paris (1867, 1878 and 1889), Vienna (1873), America's Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in (1876), the Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893) and the Paris Exposition of 1900.
Many familiar consumer goods that now are part of the fabric of American life--from Wonder Bread to Juicy Fruit chewing gum--either were introduced or popularized at world's fairs.
But both have staged the smaller version of World's Fairs.
It wasn't long before large aquariums began to appear at world's fairs and exhibitions.

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