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  • Durica, Paul and Bill Savage, eds. Chicago By Day and Night: The Pleasure Seeker’s Guide to the Paris of America. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2013.
  • Findling, John E. Fand Kimberly D. Pelle. Encyclopedia of world’s fairs and expositions, ed. Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., 2008.
  • Maloney, Cathy Jean. World’s Fair Gardens: Shaping American Landscapes. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012.
  • Rydell, Robert W. World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
  • Wilson, Mabel. Negro Building: Black Americans in the World of Fairs and Museums. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.
  • Brown, Julie K. Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009.
  • Busch, Jason T. and Catherine L. Futter. Inventing the Modern World : Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939. Pittsburgh, Pa. : Carnegie Museum of Art ; Kansas City, Mo. : The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ; New York : Skira Rizzoli, 2012.
  • Gold, John Robert. Cities of Culture: Staging International Festivals and the Urban Agenda, 1851-2000. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing, 2005.
  • Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. New York: Crown Publishers, 2003.
  • Rydell, Robert W. All the world’s a Fair : Visions of Empire at American international Expositions, 1876-1916. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1984.