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world's fair:

see expositionexposition
or exhibition,
term frequently applied to an organized public fair or display of industrial and artistic productions, designed usually to promote trade and to reflect cultural progress.
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The story is populated with such historical figures as Hitler, Tesla, and a not-lost Amelia Earhart, all involved in the struggle between the secret society of unscrupulous scientists and an unbelievable world of science and technology that is spotlighted at the 1939 World's Fair.
right) Chief Yellow Hair, Brule Sioux, another of the Indian subjects from the St Louis World's Fair of 1904.
Posters of photographs from the actual 1893 Chicago World's Fair decorated the welcome party room.
Designed by famed architect Philip Johnson, the New York structures debuted with the rest of the World's Fair on April 22, 1964, and quickly became among its most popular attractions.
The World's Fair opened April 22, 1964 in Flushing Meadows Park in Queens.
Radke-Moss, respectively, explore new aspects of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
In World's Fair, Doctorow attacked autobiographical material without fear--even giving the fictional Altschuler family the same first names as those of his own family.
Like other recent narratives of world's fairs, this one stresses the representation and performance of race around the fairgrounds.
The Brussels World's Fair in 1958 served as another stage on which to enact the struggle between communism and democracy.
Google doodle on Sunday, this year's May Day, contributed a partly scalable image to the 160th Anniversary of World's Fair.
At its opening on April 22, 1964, the New York World's Fair was already one of the most ambitious fairs ever held.
After the dazzling 2008 Olympics, China had hoped to draw attention once again with the World Expo, exceeding previous World's Fair records with visiting nations, exhibitions and attendance.

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