Disposing of modernity : the archaeology of garbage and consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Disposing of modernity : the archaeology of garbage and consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Author: Rebecca S Graff
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through archaeological and archival research from sites associated with the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, this book explores the changing world of urban America at the turn of the twentieth century"--
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Graff, Rebecca S.,
Disposing of modernity
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020]
(DLC) 2020001904
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca S Graff
ISBN: 9780813066493 0813066492
OCLC Number: 1124979913
Description: xvi, 203 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Vanishing Fair and the Enduring Home --
Situating the Sites in Chicago: Elite Networks and Archaeology --
Temporalities as Ideologies --
Domesticity and Social Life --
Consumption and Conspicuous Disposal --
Conclusion: At the Center of the World, Again
Responsibility: Rebecca S. Graff.

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