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World's fairs and the end of progress : an insider's view

Author: Alfred Heller
Publisher: Corte Madera, CA : World's Fair, Inc., ©1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Heller
ISBN: 0966562003 9780966562002
OCLC Number: 40585316
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "So vast, so glorious, so touching--
" --
World's fairs in a nutshell --
Bringing world's fairs back to life. Looking for the Crystal Palace ; The centennial : America's first great world's fair ; The Australian centennial ; San Francisco, 1915 : Stella uncovered ; The search goes on --
Island of treasures --
Futurama and future. Expos of the Cold War ; Knoxville International Energy Exhibition, 1982 ; New Orleans, 1984 : the WonderWall Fair ; Caution! : you are approaching a black hole : Tsukuba Expo 85 and the promises of technology ; Vancouver, 1986 : theme dreams ; Springtime in Brisbane, 1988 ; The great events of 1992 --
Turn of the millennium. Expo 93, Taejon : the world's fair that married a theme park ; Professor Disaster's test chamber : a tale of exhibit-making at century's end ; 1998 Lisbon World Exposition ; Promises, promises : Hanover 2000, Seto 2005 --
The world's fair galaxy. True stars ; Interlopers --
New paths for progress. Expo 2015 : a prospectus.
Responsibility: Alfred Heller.

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