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Dawn of a new day : the New York World's Fair, 1939/40

Author: Helen A Harrison; Joseph P Cusker; Queens Museum.
Publisher: Flushing, N.Y. : Queens Museum ; New York : New York University Press, ©1980.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Dawn of a new day.
Flushing, N.Y. : Queens Museum ; New York : New York University Press, ©1980
(OCoLC)606908257
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen A Harrison; Joseph P Cusker; Queens Museum.
ISBN: 0960451404 9780960451401 0960451412 9780960451418 0814734073 9780814734070 0814734081 9780814734087
OCLC Number: 6700486
Description: xi, 123 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The world of tomorrow : science, culture, and community at the New York World's Fair --
The people's fair : cultural contradictions of a consumer society --
The design of reason : architecture and planning at the 1939/40 New York World's Fair --
The fair perceived : color and light as elements in design and planning --
The usable future : the role of fantasy in the promotion of a consumer society for art.
Responsibility: Helen A. Harrison, guest curator ; essays by Joseph P. Cusker [and others].

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