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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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Circuses: Under the Big Top

Judith Janda Presnall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1996 - 64 pages
Describes how circuses got their start and what is happening under the big top today.
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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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Circus

Linda Granfield - Circus - 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 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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Fall of the Big Top: The Vanishing American Circus

David Lewis Hammarstrom - Social Science - 2007 - 239 pages
Once an eagerly awaited spectacle, the traveling circus--that miracle of red wagons, trumpeting elephants and spangled trapeze artists that slipped into town at dawn and ...
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