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HIST/ANTH 264: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th C. U.S. (HC) Fall 2017

History/Anthropology 264: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th Century United States (Snyder) Fall 2017

World's Fairs: Supplemental Readings

Burris, John P. Exhibiting Religion: Colonialism and Spectacle at International Expositions, 1851-1893, (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia), 2001.

Celik, Zeynep, Displaying the Orient: Architecture of Islam at Nineteenth century World's Fairs, (Berkeley : University of California Press), 1992

Giberti, Bruno, Designing the Centennial : A History of the 1876 International Exhibition in Philadelphia, (Lexington : University of Kentucky Press), 2002

Gilbert, James, Whose Fair? Experience, Memory, and the History of the Great St. Louis Exposition(Chicago : University of Chicago Press), 2009

Jones, Jill, Eiffel’s Tower : The Thrilling Story Behind Paris’s Beloved Monument and the Extraordinary World’s Fair that Introduced It, (New York : Penguin), 2009

Larson, Erik, Devil in the White City, (New York : Vintage Books), 2003.

Moore, Sarah J. Empire on Display: San Francisco’s Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 (Norman : University of Oklahoma), 2013

Rydell, Robert W.,All the World’s a Fair, (Chicago: University of Chigo Press), 1984

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