The Electrifying Fall Of Rainbow City

Author: Margaret Creighton
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393354799
Size: 36.34 MB
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In Margaret Creighton's hands, the result is "a persuasive case that the fair was a microcosm of some momentous facets of the United States, good and bad, at the onset of the American Century" (Howard Schneider, Wall Street Journal).

Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625913
Size: 28.61 MB
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This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to ...

Iron Men Wooden Women

Author: Margaret S. Creighton
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801851605
Size: 17.84 MB
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'This collection not only sketches life at sea in all its detail and diversity but also expands our understanding of the connections of gender, occupation, class, colonization, and race at sea and on land in the nineteenth century.

Death At St Vedast

Author: Mary Lawrence
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1617737151
Size: 69.19 MB
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During the tempestuous reign of Henry VIII, London alchemist Bianca Goddard has seen up close what keeps a man alive—and what can kill him.

Airstream

Author: Patrick Foster
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760349991
Size: 13.68 MB
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"Airstream: 80 Years of America's World Traveler is a comprehensive history of the Airstream company, fully illustrated and informed with the assistance of the Airstream company."--

Into The Void Pacific

Author: Andrew Shanken
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520282825
Size: 15.11 MB
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The book explores how buildings supported the cultural and political work of the fair and fashioned a second, parallel world in a moment of economic depression and international turmoil.

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 13.33 MB
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

Trials Of Intimacy

Author: Richard Wightman Fox
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226259383
Size: 44.91 MB
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Reopening a sex scandal that gripped the nation in the 1870s, the author vividly retells the story of a popular minister who was accused of seducing a woman of faith and then sued by the woman's writer husband, precipitating a trial that ...

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke, Ph.D.
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781608196104
Size: 74.42 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called “the largest machine in the world”: its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 65.64 MB
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...