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The Resource Tomorrow-land : the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America, Joseph Tirella

Tomorrow-land : the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America, Joseph Tirella

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Tomorrow-land : the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America
Title
Tomorrow-land
Title remainder
the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Tirella
Title variation
Tomorrow land
Title variation remainder
the 1964-65 Worlds Fair and the transformation of America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Motivated by potentially turning Flushing Meadows, literally a land of refuse, into his greatest public park, Robert Moses--New York's "Master Builder"--brought the World<U+2019>s Fair to the Big Apple for 1964 and <U+2019>65. Though considered a financial failure, the 1964-65 World<U+2019>s Fair was a Sixties flashpoint in areas from politics to pop culture, technology to urban planning, and civil rights to violent crime
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Though considered a financial failure, the 1964-65 World's Fair was a Sixties flashpoint in areas from politics to pop culture, technology to urban planning, and civil rights to violent crime. In an epic narrative, Tomorrow-Land shows the astonishing pivots taken by New York City, America, and the world during the Fair
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10262311
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tirella, Joseph
Dewey number
607/.747243
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
T786 1964.B1
LC item number
T57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • New York World's Fair
  • Technological innovations
  • Social change
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America
Label
Tomorrow-land : the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America, Joseph Tirella
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. The Greatest Single Event in History -- Part Two. Something New -- Part Three. Bringing It All Back Home -- Epilogue: Tomorrow Never Knows
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780762780358
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013015055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 842307479
  • (OCoLC)842307479
Label
Tomorrow-land : the 1964-65 World's Fair and the transformation of America, Joseph Tirella
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. The Greatest Single Event in History -- Part Two. Something New -- Part Three. Bringing It All Back Home -- Epilogue: Tomorrow Never Knows
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780762780358
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013015055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 842307479
  • (OCoLC)842307479

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