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.

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 ...

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,

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

Beneath The Big Top

Author: Steve Ward
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783030496
Size: 74.57 MB
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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, ...

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.

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

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.

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

The Many Worlds Of Circus

Author: Robert Sugarman
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443811777
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32 Playwright Migdalia Cruz objects to the thrust toward diversity that conceals
the inability to deal with cultural differences. In 2005, African American ... The
Circus Age: Culture & Society Under the American Big Top. Chapel Hill:
University of ...