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Revisiting the World's Fairs and International Expositions

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Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900

Articles

  • Mogensen, Margit."New Technology for Social Health: the Finsen Lamp at the World Exhibition in Paris,1900." ICON: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology. 7(2001):35-48.
  • Robinson, Joyce Henri. "M Exhibits: Exposing Art in 2000." Museum News (Sept/Oct. 2000): 39-63.
    Review of two traveling exhibits based on the 1900 Exposition, and their attempt to recreate the ambiance of the original exhibition. Did the art of the time belong to the Post-Impressionist giants in the 1880s or to the early twentieth century artists?
  • Smeds, Kerstin. "A Paradise Called Finland." Scandinavian Journal of Design History (Denmark): 6 (1996): 62-77.
    Amidst a tumultuous history of war between Sweden and Russia, one way in which Finland attempted to establish its distinctive national identity was through architecture. The Finnish Pavilion at the 1900 world's fair was a key example of "nation-building" during a period of imposed Russification. The pavilion is discussed in the early portion of the article. Photographs are also included.
  • Trocme, Helen. "1900: Les Americains a l'Exposition Universelle de Paris." Revue Francaise d'Etudes Americaines 59 (1994): 35-44.

Monographs

  • Bruson, Jean-Marie, Diane Pietrucha Fischer and Linda Jones Docherty. Paris 1900: les artistes á l'exposition Universelle: Musée Carnalavet, Historie de Paris, 21 Février - 29 Avril 2001. Paris: Paris-Musees.
  • Fischer, Diane P., editor. Paris 1900: The "American School" at the Universal Exposition. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1999.
  • Greenhalgh, Paul. Art Nouveau: 1890-1914. London: Washington D.C.: Victoria and Albert Museum; National Gallery of Art, 2000.
    Art Nouveau exploded onto the art and design scene in the early 1890s, and spread rapidly throughout the western world with an enormous showcase at the 1900 Exposition Universelle.
  • Kiddle, Charles. The Paris Universal Exposition 1900: the Poster Stamps-Vignettes. Alton: World Poster Stamps, 2000.
  • Lewis, David L. and Deborah Willis. A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. DuBois and African American Portraits of Progress. New York: Amistad, 2003.
    W.E.B. DuBois and the Paris Exposition; including 150 of the photographs that DuBois included in his display on African Americans in Georgia at the 1900 Paris Exposition.
  • Lorrain, Jean and Phillipe Martin Lau. Mes Expositions Universelles: 1889-1900. Paris: H. Champion, 2002.
  • Mabire, Jean- Christophe. L'Exposition Universelle de 1900. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2000.