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Preface: You must see this fair -- Prologue: Metropolis of the West -- The fair comes to Chicago -- Come, come, come to the fair : World's Columbian Exposition -- Surprise to the world -- Not matter, but mind; not things, but men -- Temptations galore -- Coloradans go to the fair : their experiences and opinions -- Epilogue: The glory and the reality -- Appendix: Colorado exhibits receiving awards.
In this heavily illustrated text, the authors trace the glory of the World's Fair and the impact it would have on Colorado, where Gilded Age excess clashed with the enthusiasm of westward expansion.
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