Chicago's white city of 1893 /

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Author / Creator:Burg, David F., author.
Imprint:Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1976.
Description:1 online resource (xv, 381 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:World's Columbian Exposition -- (1893 : -- Chicago, Ill.)
World's Columbian Exposition.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
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Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11251558
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ISBN:9780813150475
0813150477
9780813113319
0813113318
0813101409
9780813101408
0813113318
9780813101408
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In 1893, the year that marked the four hundredth anniversary of the landing of Columbus in the New World, Chicago was host to an exposition to mark the occasion. Although the World's Columbian Exposition was the fifteenth world's fair, it was of vastly greater scope than any of its predecessors. Chicago created a veritable new city. It was not only larger than any previous exposition but also more elaborately designed, more precisely laid out, more fully realized, and more prophetic. It was the first exposition truly to solicit the participation of the entire world. In this study of the White C.
Other form:Print version: Burg, David F. Chicago's white city of 1893. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1976