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E pluribus Barnum : the great showman and the making of U.S. popular culture

Author: Bluford Adams
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: P T Barnum; P T Barnum
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bluford Adams
ISBN: 0816626308 9780816626304 0816626316 9780816626311
OCLC Number: 35095982
Description: xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: "E Pluribus Barnum" --
1. "All Things to All People": P.T. Barnum in American Culture --
2. The Jenny Lind Tour: "Where's Barnum?" --
3. Barnum's Long Arms: The American Museum --
4. Barnum's Lecture Room: Excavating the Politics of the Moral Drama --
5. "A Stupendous Mirror of Departed Empires": The Barnum Hippodromes and Circuses --
Conclusion: "A Transient Disease": Barnumism at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Responsibility: Bluford Adams.

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