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 Circus Age

Author: Janet M. Davis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807853993
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Davis examines the history and cultural significance of circuses and Wild West shows in turn-of-the-century America.

The Circus Age

Author: Janet M. Davis
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807827246
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Davis examines the history and cultural significance of circuses and Wild West shows in turn-of-the-century America.

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

The Gospel Of Kindness

Author: Janet M. Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199911320
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In The Gospel of Kindness, Janet M. Davis explores the broad cultural and social influence of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War.

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 ...

Beneath The Big Top

Author: Steve Ward
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783030496
Size: 65.92 MB
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Bolton R., New Circus: World Wide survey of the concept of Circus without
animals (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1987). ... Davis J.M., The Circus Age,
Culture and Society under the American Big Top (University of North Carolina
Press, ...

A Companion To Popular Culture

Author: Gary Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118883357
Size: 67.78 MB
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However, the exciting circus acts and personnel were notable too. Janet Davis, in
The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under the American Big Top, paints a
graphic picture of the “'human menagerie' (a term popularized by P.T. Barnum) of
 ...

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 ...

The Greatest Shows On Earth

Author: Linda Simon
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780233981
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Asking why we long to soar on flying trapezes, ride bareback on spangled horses, and parade through the streets in costumes of glitter and gold, this captivating book illuminates the history of the circus and the claim it has on the ...