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Sawdust Spangles Stories Secrets Of The Circus

Pub Date : 2016-01-27 | Author : W. C. Coup | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 152371302X
ISBN 13 : 9781523713028

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume ..



From Traveling Show To Vaudeville

Pub Date : 2010-12-29 | Author : Robert M. Lewis | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801899942
ISBN 13 : 080189994X

Many of the pieces collected here have not been published since their first appearance, making From Traveling Show to Vaudeville an indispensable resource for historians of popular..


Humbug

Pub Date : 1981-05-15 | Author : Neil Harris | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226317528
ISBN 13 : 9780226317526

A biography of the famous American circus owner provides a detailed look at nineteenth-century popular culture..


Entertaining Elephants

Pub Date : 2013-01-14 | Author : Susan Nance | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421408736
ISBN 13 : 1421408732

Consider the career of an enduring if controversial icon of American entertainment: the genial circus elephant. In Entertaining Elephants Susan Nance examines elephant behavior—d..


Freakery

Pub Date : 1996-10-01 | Author : Rosemarie Garland Thomson | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 0814782221
ISBN 13 : 9780814782224

Rosemarie Thomson's groundbreaking anthology probes America's disposition toward the visually different. The book's essays fall into four main categories: historical explorations o..