The Rise of the American Circus, 1716-1899

The Rise of the American Circus, 1716-1899

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"It introduces the early pioneers of the circus, addresses business concerns such as management and training, and discusses the development of the show itself, including the incorporation of menageries, the need for animal training and care, the addition of circus music, the use of the tent, and the unique attractions of side shows and "freaks.""--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011
ISBN: 9780786461592
Branch Call Number: 791.30973 K871r 2011
Characteristics: viii, 354 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Gessler, J. E.


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