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The Resource Eiffel's tower : and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count, Jill Jonnes

Eiffel's tower : and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count, Jill Jonnes

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Eiffel's tower : and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count
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Eiffel's tower
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and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count
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Jill Jonnes
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eng
Summary
Presents a compelling account of the Eiffel Tower's creation and a superb portrait of Belle Epoque France. As Gustave Eiffel held court that summer atop his one-thousand-foot tower, a remarkable host of artists and personalities--Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Gauguin, Whistler, and Edison--traveled to Paris and the Exposition Universelle (1889 World's Fair) to mingle and make their mark
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Title
Eiffel's tower and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count
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Summary
Presents a compelling account of the Eiffel Tower's creation and a superb portrait of Belle Epoque France. As Gustave Eiffel held court that summer atop his one-thousand-foot tower, a remarkable host of artists and personalities--Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Gauguin, Whistler, and Edison--traveled to Paris and the Exposition Universelle (1889 World's Fair) to mingle and make their mark
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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310860
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
907.4/44361
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
T803.D6
LC item number
J66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Jill Jonnes
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Eiffels tower and the Worlds Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count
Eiffel's tower : and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count, Jill Jonnes
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Eiffel's tower : and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count, Jill Jonnes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-337) and index
Contents
We meet our characters, who intend to dazzle the world at the Paris Exposition -- Gustave Eiffel and "the odious column of bolted metal" -- Troubles on the tower -- "The first elevator of its kind" -- In which the artists quarrel and the tower opens -- Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley triumphant -- Gustave Eiffel holds court amid the art wars -- The monarchs of the world ascend the republican tower -- In which Thomas Edison hails the Eiffel Tower and becomes an Italian Count -- Rosa Bonheur meets Buffalo Bill
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
354 p.
Isbn
9780670020607
Lccn
2008049839
Other physical details
ill., map

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