Presentation Title

Displays of German Independence at the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition

Presenter's Name(s)

Megan N. GamizFollow

Time

10:50 AM

Location

Mildred Livak Ballroom

Abstract

Two short decades prior to the Great War, nations gathered in Chicago to show their power and presence on the global stage. Competition between representations of French and German industries and intellectuals was powerful as each nation strived to assert its superiority. This research examines German displays of independence in competition with French representations of intellectual prowess to provide an overview of Franco-German relations during the 1890s.

Primary Faculty Mentor Name

Nicole Phelps

Status

Graduate

Student College

Graduate College

Program/Major

History

Primary Research Category

Arts & Humanities

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Displays of German Independence at the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition

Two short decades prior to the Great War, nations gathered in Chicago to show their power and presence on the global stage. Competition between representations of French and German industries and intellectuals was powerful as each nation strived to assert its superiority. This research examines German displays of independence in competition with French representations of intellectual prowess to provide an overview of Franco-German relations during the 1890s.