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192 Pages | 10 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190274726

Bookseller Code (06)

A Dream of the Future

Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Nathan Cardon

  • The most comprehensive examination of the Atlanta and Nashville world's fairs to-date
  • Places the Atlanta and Nashville world's fairs within the wider contet of national and global imperialsim and industrialization
  • Examines the ways in which the black middle class and elite reacted to Jim Crow through the "Negro Exhibits"
  • Explores the emergence of "Jim Crow modernity" in the South