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The Rise of the American Circus, 1716-1899

S.L. Kotar, J.E. Gessler - Performing Arts - 2011 - 362 pages
"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 ...
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Grand Entrée: The Birth of the Greatest Show on Earth, 1870-1875

Stuart Thayer, William L. Slout - Performing Arts - 2009 - 182 pages
Covering the years 1870-75, this history celebrates the introduction of P. T. Barnum into circus proprietorship, an episode that connected his name and legend with this ...
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Ink from a Circus Press Agent: An Anthology of Circus History from the Pen ...

Charles H. Day, William Lawrence Slout - Performing Arts - 1995 - 201 pages
One of the most colorful breed of men in 19th-century circusdom was the press agent, whose duty was to act as "an umpire between the show and the newspapers," and promote his ...
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The English Circus

Ruth Manning Sanders - Circus - 1952 - 358 pages
Comprehensive history of the circus in England from Roman origins and medieval jugglers to 17th and 18th century riding schools from which the modern circus derived. Circus ...
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