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Circus : an album

Author: Linda Granfield
Publisher: New York : DK Ink, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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 modern-day showmen.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 0789424533 9780789424532
OCLC Number: 37492883
Notes: Originally published: Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, c1997.
Includes index.
Description: 96 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Birth of the circus --
pt. 2. Circus grows --
pt. 3. Circus is coming --
pt. 4. Circus life --
pt. 5. "Ladies and gentlemen ..." --
pt. 6. Romance of the circus --
pt. 7. Circus today ... and beyond.
Responsibility: Linda Granfield.

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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 modern-day showmen.

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