The Circus Age

Author: Janet M. Davis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807861499
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Even today, Davis contends, the influence of the circus continues to resonate in popular representations of gender, race, and the wider world.

The Gospel Of Kindness

Author: Associate Professor of American Studies History and Women's and Gender Studies Janet M Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199733155
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'The Gospel of Kindness' explores the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War.

Circus Queen Tinker Bell

Author: Tiny Kline
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252075102
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A glimpse of day-to-day life under the big top, from one of the circus's most remarkable performers

Fall Of The Big Top

Author: David Lewis Hammarstrom
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786431695
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This work explores circus history from 1793 to the present and addresses the forces of modern culture (such as the popularity of Cirque du Soleil, and pressure from the animal rights movement) that are pushing big top shows toward what the ...

Memorial Mania

Author: Erika Doss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226159388
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rence J. Sommer (Duluth, MN: American Revolution Bicentennial Commission,
1976), 111–13. 48. ... Janet M. Davis, The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under
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Beneath The Big Top

Author: Steve Ward
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783030496
Size: 26.50 MB
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He reveals the stories beneath the big top during the golden age of the circus and the lives of circus folk, which were equally colourful outside the ring: ??´ Pablo Fanque, Britain's first black circus proprietor?´ The Chipperfield ...

When Pigs Could Fly And Bears Could Dance

Author: Miriam Neirick
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299287637
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Miriam Neirick argues that the variety, flexibility, and indeterminacy of the modern circus accounted for its appeal not only to diverse viewers but also to the Soviet state.

Who Put The B In The Ballyhoo

Author: Carlyn Beccia
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054756211X
Size: 40.55 MB
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988 Davis, Janet M. The Circus Age:
Culture and Society Under the American BigTop. Durham: University of North
Carolina Press. 2002 Ogden, Tom. Two Hundred Years of the American Circus:
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Women Of The American Circus 1880 1940

Author: Katherine H. Adams
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600791
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This book, using sources such as diaries, autobiographies, newspaper accounts, films, posters, and route books, first considers the popular media’s presentation of these performers as unnatural and scandalous—as well as romantic and ...

Geography And Memory

Author: Owain Jones
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284072
Size: 63.62 MB
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It repeatedly transforms fromtrucks bearing the name KellyMiller Circustothis rich
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