The Circus Age

Author: Janet M. Davis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807861499
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Even today, Davis contends, the influence of the circus continues to resonate in popular representations of gender, race, and the wider world.

Beneath The Big Top

Author: Steve Ward
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783030496
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Bolton R., New Circus: World Wide survey of the concept of Circus without
animals (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1987). ... Davis J.M., The Circus Age,
Culture and Society under the American Big Top (University of North Carolina
Press, ...

A Companion To Popular Culture

Author: Gary Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118883357
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However, the exciting circus acts and personnel were notable too. Janet Davis, in
The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under the American Big Top, paints a
graphic picture of the “'human menagerie' (a term popularized by P.T. Barnum) of
 ...

Memorial Mania

Author: Erika Doss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226159388
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rence J. Sommer (Duluth, MN: American Revolution Bicentennial Commission,
1976), 111–13. 48. ... Janet M. Davis, The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under
the American Big Top (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002), 10,
 ...

The Many Worlds Of Circus

Author: Robert Sugarman
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443811777
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This book is a collection of papers from its annual conferences. "This fascinating collection showcases the transnational richness and cultural depth of the circus in an array of historical and contemporary settings.

Entertaining Elephants

Author: Susan Nance
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421408295
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Animal Agency and the Business of the American Circus Susan Nance ... and
Peter Cotes, Circus: A World History (London: Elek, 1976); janet M. Davis, The
Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top (Chapel Hill: Univ.

The Gospel Of Kindness

Author: Associate Professor of American Studies History and Women's and Gender Studies Janet M Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199733155
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'The Gospel of Kindness' explores the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War.

The Alcalde

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This photo of circus clowns taken in 1905 includes several stock characters: a pot
-bellied policeman, a man dressed as a ... In her book The Circus Age: Culture
and Society Under the American Big Top, Davis offers a fascinating, behind- ...

Geography And Memory

Author: Owain Jones
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230292992
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It is in a constant state of becoming a circus through its performances of mobility (
Vannini, 2011a), with a memory that is ... J.M. Davis (2002) The Circus Age:
Culture and Society Under The American Big Top, Chapel Hill, The University of
 ...

Geschichte Der Welt 1870 1945

Author: Akira Iriye
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406641156
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A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of
Extremes, New Haven, CT 2008, S. IX. ... 232 John S. Clarke, Circus Parade [
1936], Yorkshire 2008, S. 1-30. ... Culture and Society under the American Big
Top, Chapel Hill, NC 2002, S. 34; Richard W. Flint, American Showmen and
European ...