Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s

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Yale University Press
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8.74 X 10.46 X 0.78 inches | 2.47 pounds

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About the Author

Robert Bennett is assistant professor at Montana State University and author of Deconstructing Post-WWII New York City: The Literature, Art, Jazz, and Architecture of an Emerging Global Capital. Matthew Bokovoy is acquisitions editor for Native American and Indigenous Studies and the history of the American West at the University of Nebraska Press, and author of The San Diego World's Fairs and Southwestern Memory, 1880-1940. Robert Alexander González is assistant professor at Tulane University and the founding editor of the international journal Aula: Architecture and Urbanism in Las Américas, and author of Designing Pan-America: U.S. Architectural Visions for the Western Hemisphere. Neil Harris is the Preston and Sterling Morton Professor Emeritus of History and Art History at the University of Chicago. His books include The Artist in American Society: The Formative Years, 1790-1860; Humbug: The Art of P. T. Barnum; Cultural Excursions: Marketing Appetites and Cultural Tastes in Modern America; and Building Lives: Constructing Rites and Passages (Yale). Robert W. Rydell is professor of history at Montana State University. His books include World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions and All the World's a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions, 1976-1916. Laura Burd Schiavo is assistant professor of museum studies at George Washington University and author of Washington Images: Rare Maps and Prints from the Albert H. Small Collection. Lisa D. Schrenk is associate professor of architecture and art history at Norwich University and author of Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933-34 World's Fair. Kristina Wilson is associate professor of art history at Clark University and author of Livable Modernism: Interior Decorating and Design in the Great Depression (Yale) and The Modern Eye: Stieglitz, MoMA, and the Art of the Exhibition, 1925-1934 (Yale). Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's Chair in Architectural History at the University of Virginia. His books include The Machine Age in America; Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village; Colonial Revival House; and Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House.