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Lecturer Christian Hedrick recently published a chapter entitled “From London to Paris (via Cairo): The World Expositions and the Making of a Modern Architect, 1862-1867” in Expanding Nationalisms at World’s Fairs: Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851-1915 (Edited by David Raizman, Ethan Robey) The book introduces the subject of international exhibitions as a resource for understanding the broad and varied political meanings of design during a period of rapid industrialization, developing nationalism, imperialism, expanding trade and the emergence of a consumer society.