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.

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.

Circus Queen Tinker Bell

Author: Tiny Kline
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252075102
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A glimpse of day-to-day life under the big top, from one of the circus's most remarkable performers

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,

Who Put The B In The Ballyhoo

Author: Carlyn Beccia
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054756211X
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988 Davis, Janet M. The Circus Age:
Culture and Society Under the American BigTop. Durham: University of North
Carolina Press. 2002 Ogden, Tom. Two Hundred Years of the American Circus:
From ...

Fall Of The Big Top

Author: David Lewis Hammarstrom
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786431695
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This work explores circus history from 1793 to the present and addresses the forces of modern culture (such as the popularity of Cirque du Soleil, and pressure from the animal rights movement) that are pushing big top shows toward what the ...

Geography And Memory

Author: Owain Jones
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284072
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From Liberation To Conquest

Author: Bonnie M. Miller
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558499245
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Scholars have begun to explore the mediating role of visual and popular culture
surrounding the Spanish-American War. See Janet M. Davis, The Circus Age:
Culture and Society under the American Big Top (Chapel Hill: University of North

Electric Dreamland

Author: Lauren Rabinovitz
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527217
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Amusement Parks, Movies, and American Modernity Lauren Rabinovitz. Curry,
Barton W. “The Nickel Madness.” Harper's Weekly, 24 August 1907, 1246–1247.
Davis, Janet M. The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under the American Big Top

The Many Worlds Of Circus

Author: Robert Sugarman
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Pub
ISBN: 9781847185662
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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.