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The many worlds of circus

Author: Robert Sugarman; Popular Culture Association.
Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acrobats and manipulators of objects, trained animals, and clowns - have been performing throughout history. In the eighteenth century, the invention of the circus ring provided a focus for the activities, and the modern circus was born. Once the circus.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Many worlds of circus.
Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007702111
(OCoLC)124069999
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sugarman; Popular Culture Association.
ISBN: 9781443811774 1443811777 190430365X 9781904303657
OCLC Number: 830668476
Notes: "This volume contains papers presented at the annual conferences of the Popular Culture Association."--Page x.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Robert Sugarman.

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"This collection of essays edited by Robert Sugarman offers a number of intriguing perspectives on circus history and performances. It is divided in to sections including "Spectacles", "Race, Gender, Read more...

 
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