Celebrating the New World by Robert Muccigrosso
Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 (American Ways Series)

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A lively survey of Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 and how the Great Fair mirrored American values and tastes at the turn of the century. Instructive of our times and an excellent brief study. —Journal of American Culture. American Ways Series.

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ROBERT MUCCIGROSSO is Professor Emeritus of History at Brooklyn College in New York, where he taught for thirty-seven years.
Published March 1, 1993 by Ivan R. Dee. 224 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Acknowledging that recent views of the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago deem it ``an exercise in racism, class and gender domination, social control and cultural regression,'' Muccigrosso ( American Gothic ) argues for a more nuanced interpretation in this lucid, informative book.

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