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The Circus Age

Culture and Society under the American Big Top

by Janet M. Davis

  • 157 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • United States,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Circus,
  • Performing Arts / Circus,
  • fin de siecle; railroad circus,
  • History,
  • 20th century,
  • Social Aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972816M
    ISBN 100807853992
    ISBN 109780807853993

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      With Matthew Mercer, Chafûrin, Shunji Fujimura, Jun Fukuyama. Ciel Phantomhive, the queen's watch dog, is given two tickets to go to a traveling circus for himself and his demon butler, Sebastian Michaelis. His job is to enter the circus and look for multiple missing children that are believed to be abducted by the circus. At first the circus seems innocent but takes a dark path the further /10(K).   Q&A with Erin Morgenstern, author of ‘The Starless Sea’ Erin Morgenstern, bestselling author of "The Night Circus," answers questions about .


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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.

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