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LC control 85081355
LC classificationHF5470 HF5475
Topical headingMarkets
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Variant(s)Public markets
See alsoCommerce
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Scope noteHere are entered works on areas within which or arrangements by which many buyers and sellers are brought into contact with one another in order to exchange goods or services. Works on public gatherings at a stated time and place at which goods are exhibited and sold are entered under Fairs. Works on competitive exhibitions of farm products, livestock, baked goods, etc., with prizes for excellence, often combined with carnival-like entertainment, and held annually by states, counties, etc., are entered under Agricultural exhibitions.
Subject example tracingNotes under Agricultural exhibitions; Fairs
Found inAllen, B.D. A comparative feasibility model for use in the development of public markets, 2001: p. 16 ("For the purpose of this study I will focus on market halls and festival markets ... Throughout this study I will use the term 'public market' to refer to both forms of market.")
LC database, Aug. 2, 2002 (public markets)