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The American circus / Susan Weber, Kenneth, L. Ames, Matthew Wittmann, editors.

Publication:
New York : Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture ; New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2012.
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Book
459 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
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Subjects:
Circus -- United States.
Contents:
About the contributors
Introduction / Kenneth L. Ames
The circus Americanized / Janet M. Davis
The transnational history of the early American circus / Matthew Wittmann
The American circus in Victorian Britain / Brenda Assael
American circus posters / Paul Stirton
Shelbourne Museum's Colchester posters and circus advertising / Kory W. Rogers
The circus parade / Gregory J. Renoff
Circus music in America / Leon Botstein
The American circus tent / Fred Dahlinger, Jr.
Elephants and the American circus / Susan Nance
Horses and cat acts in the early American circus / Brett Mizelle
Performed identities as circus illusions / Peter Tait
The Americanization of the circus clown / Rodney Huey
The American circus spectacle / Jennifer Lemmer Posey
The circus in nineteenth-century American children's literature / Ellen Butler Donovan
Circus toys in the gilded age / Eugene W. Metcalf
The WPA circus in New York / Susan Weber
Disability and the circus / Rachel Adams
Bibliography
Index
Photo credits
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-448) and index.
Contributor:
Weber, Susan, 1954- editor of compilation.
Ames, Kenneth L., editor of compilation.
Wittmann, Matthew, editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9780300185393
0300185391
OCLC:
772715734