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Inventing the modern world : decorative arts at the world's fairs, 1851-1939
Jason T. Busch and Catherine L. Futter ; with contributions by Regina Lee Blaszczyk ... [et al.].
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Table of Contents
From progress to modernity: invention and innovation at the World's Fairs / Regina Lee Blaszczyk -- Manufacturers at the World's Fairs: the model of 1851 / Martin P. Levy -- "Modern Renaissance": revival and progression in decorative arts at the World's Fairs / Jason T. Busch -- J. & L. Lobmeyr: a case study of glass at the World's Fairs / Jane Shadel Spillman -- "The federation of mankind": cross-cultural influences in decorative arts at the World's Fairs / Catherine L. Futter -- "All the ages of the world": inspiration and innovation from Tiffany & Co. at the World's Fairs / Annamarie V. Sandecki -- Kings, peasants, dragons and flowers: national symbolism in decorative arts at the World's Fairs / Ethan Robey -- Modernity revealed: the World's Fairs from 1900 to 1925 / Stephen Harrison -- Style through science: modern industrial design and the World's Fairs of the 1930s / Kevin W. Tucker -- Exhibiting firms, designers and artists / Karin A. Jones and Dawn Reid.