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). Chesterton G.K., St Francis of
Assisi (Dover Books, 1923). Clark J. S., Circus Parade (B.T. Batsford, 1936).
Cottle G., Confessions of a Showman (Satin Publications Ltd, 2006). Coxe A., A
Seat at the Circus (Evans Brothers Ltd, London, 1951). Davis J.M., The Circus
Age, Culture and Society under the American Big Top (University of North
Carolina Press, 2002).

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.

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
racial diversity, gender difference, bodily variety, animalized human beings, and
humanized animals that audiences were unlikely to see anywhere else” (10).
Described as “social outsiders” and “a nomadic community of oddballs” (Davis 26
), circus ...

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.

Memorial Mania

Author: Erika Doss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226159388
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... University of Minnesota Press, 2007), 186, 198. 50. Fedo, The Lynchings in
Duluth, 4–5. 51. Advertisement for the John Robinson Circus, Duluth Herald,
June 10, 1920; see also Duluth Lynchings Online Resource: Historical
Documents Relating to the Tragic Events of June 15, 1920, http://collections.
mnhs.org/duluthlynchings/html/purpose. htm (accessed June 15, 2006). 52. Janet
M. Davis, The Circus Age: Culture and Society Under the American Big Top (
Chapel Hill: University of ...

Entertaining Elephants

Author: Susan Nance
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421408295
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2 (2005): 21935; Brett Mizelle, “'Man Cannot Behold It without Contemplating
Himself': Monkeys, Apes, and Human Identity in the Early American Republic,"
Explorations in Early American Culture: A Supplemental Issue ofPennsylvania
History 66 ... Press, 1968); A. H. Saxon, The Life and Art ofAndrew Ducrow and
the Romantic Age ofthe English Circus (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1978);
R. W. G. Vail, “This Way to the Big Top,” New-York Historical Society Quarterly
Bulletin 29, no.

Who Put The B In The Ballyhoo

Author: Carlyn Beccia
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054756211X
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Bogdan, Robert. Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and
Profit. 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 Aba-Daba to the Zpppe-i&vatta Troupe. Facts on File, 1993- Taylor,
James, and Kathleen Kotcher. Shocked and Amazed: On and Off the Midway.
Guilford, Conn.

Geography And Memory

Author: Owain Jones
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137284072
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D.R. Carson (1969) High Grass and Miller Magic: Hugo, Oklahoma CircusStory.
Bandwagon, 13,22–34. P. Connerton (2008)SevenTypes of Forgetting. Memory
Studies,1, 59–71. T. Cresswell (2010) Towards aPolitics of Mobility. Environment
and Planning D: Society and Space, 28, 17–31. J.M. Davis (2002) The Circus
Age: Culture and Society Under The American Big Top, Chapel Hill, The
University of North Carolina Press. G. Deleuze (1973) Proust And Signs, London,
A Lane.

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
Carolina Press, 2002), 192–226; Raymond B. Craib and D. Graham Burnett, “
Insular Visions: Cartographic Imagery and the Spanish-American War,” Historian
61.1 (Fall 1998): 100–118; Jill DeTemple, “Singing the Maine: The Popular
Image of ...