The Circus Age

The Circus Age

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A century ago, daily life ground to a halt when the circus rolled into town. Across America, banks closed, schools canceled classes, farmers left their fields, and factories shut down so that everyone could go to the show. In this entertaining and provocative book, Janet Davis links the flowering of the early-twentieth-century American railroad circus to such broader historical developments as the rise of big business, the breakdown of separate spheres for men and… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (October 15, 2003)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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