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date: 04 December 2022

World's Fairs. 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Cynthia Gwynne YaudesCynthia Gwynne Yaudes

Since the mid-nineteenth century the world's economically, politically, and socially powerful nations have exhibited the highlights of their industry, technology, and culture at world's fairs. These massive public events were originally inspired by the ideal of progress that sprang from the Industrial Revolution, and they seemed to be the perfect vehicle through which simultaneously to explore and to celebrate the rapid changes that accompanied industrialization.... ...

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