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Circus

Linda Granfield - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 96 pages
Traces the history of circuses from the time of ancient Egypt and Greece through their evolution in eighteenth-century Europe to the spectacles created by P.T. Barnum and other ...
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Circus days under the big top

Richard Glendinning - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1969 - 96 pages
Traces the history of the circus from the Roman Circus Maximus to modern shows in covered arenas, with emphasis on the circus people's way of life during the Golden Age of the ...
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Big-top circus

Neil Johnson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 32 pages
Text and photos capture the splendor of a three-ring tented circus, includes the people behind the scenes, from the crew members who raise the tent to the popcorn and cotton ...
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Beneath the Big Top: A Social History of the Circus in Britain

Steve Ward - Performing Arts - 2014 - 224 pages
Beneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder of a circus group ...
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Circus heroes and heroines

Rhina Kirk - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1972 - 91 pages
Brief profiles of famous circus personalities such as P. T. Barnum, Tom Thumb, Clyde Beatty, and Annie Oakley plus a short history of the origins of the circus.
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