World"s Fair

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  • English
Random House Value Publishing
Nonfiction - General, Non-Classifiable, Sale Books, Boys, Bronx (New York, N.Y.), (1939-1940), Fiction, New York World"s
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7705661M
ISBN 100517660830
ISBN 139780517660836

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Each one creating light, texture and in totality, portraying a beautiful moment in ow is a master. His research of New York around the time period when the World's Fair came through town is painstakingly by: A World on Display: Photographs from the St.

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Frankfurt Book Fair (Germany) is the world’s largest trade book fair, based on the number of publishing companies represented. Held annually in mid-October, this fair is considered by many to be the most important book fair in the world for negotiating international rights and licensing deals.

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Political and cultural identity vied with science and modernity to create a show-stopping event. The fair lasted nearly six months and before it was over tallied around 32 million visitors. Famous for its textiles, the French city of Lyon came up with the idea of creating a woven book for the fair.

A coming of age book that starts with the rise of Hitler after WW1 and culminates in the World's Fair sometime in the 30's, this tells of a young boy of Russian Jewish heritage, his much older brother, his two volatile parents and their difficult relationship.

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The Official Guide Book to the New York World's Fair is a beautiful, hardbound book full of paleo-futuristic delights. The introduction to the guide book appears below. I recommend listening to the official theme song of the Fair, "Dawn of a New Day," while reading the intro.

The World's fair recipe book. Author. Landis, Jacob F. [from old catalog] Collections. library_of_congress, americana. Sponsor. Sloan Foundation. Contributor. The Library of Congress. More information on About the BookReader | Report a problem. Read Aloud.

The annual Lancashire Section civic luncheon took place on Friday 10 January at the Crow Wood Hotel, Burnley. Among the dignitaries attending were the newly. Chicago World's Fair book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Chicago World's Fair” as Want to Read: These include the celebration of the th anniversary of Columbus arriving in America during & the Worlds Fair in Chicago that was dedicated in and opened to visitors in where /5.

Doctorow. Doctorow’s works of fiction include Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World’s Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, City of God, The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew’s his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National.

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World’s fair, large international exhibition of a wide variety of industrial, scientific, and cultural items displayed at a specific site for a period of time, ranging usually from three to six months.

Since the midth century more than world’s fairs have been held in more than 20 countries around the world. The World's fair recipe book by Landis, Jacob F. [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Cookery, Recipes, cbk Publisher Philadelphia, J.

F. Landis Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. Addeddate Call numberPages:   The famous theme of the New York World's Fair was "The World of Tomorrow.” One part of that world, another theme showcased throughout the fair, was “electrification”— the growing use.

From the beautiful Eiffel Tower to a beloved ride at Disneyland, many attractions from some of the most significant world’s fairs remain prevalent and popular today.

Before we explore these expositions, however, let’s take a look at how the world’s fair came to be. History.

Inspired by a string of national exhibitions in 18th and 19th-century Britain, London hosted the first world’s.