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World exhibitions in the nineteenth century, pageants of social and cultural change

Werner Plum

World exhibitions in the nineteenth century, pageants of social and cultural change

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Published by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Bonn-Bad Godesberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade shows.,
  • Technology -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWerner Plum ; [Transl. from the German by Lux Furtmüller].
    SeriesSocial and cultural aspects of industrialization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT395 .P5513
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4485513M
    LC Control Number79314433


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1 Host cities included Paris, London, Vienna, and Philadelphia, as well as Hobart, Melbourne, and Sydney in Britain’s Australian colonies. Such spectacles appeared to display, in the words of one London weekly Author: Peter H. Hoffenberg. As the middle class grew over the nineteenth century, and as urban life expanded, paints, especially patent compounds, were associated with social climbers and women who would trick men into : American Experience.

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Social ills, redefined as sin, stood in the way of the second coming of Christ. Society’s problems, in this cosmically optimistic ethos, should, could, and would be solved. The dynamism of American life in the nineteenth century was not just the result of economic and demographic forces. It also had religious roots.

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