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Author Davis, Janet M.

Title The circus age : culture & society under the American big top / Janet M. Davis.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  GV1803 .D38 2002    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  791.3 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  791.3 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  791.3097 DAV    AVAILABLE
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  GV1803 .D38 2002    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 329 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-316) and index.
Contents Circus day -- The circus as a historical and cultural process -- Spectacular labor -- Respectable female nudity -- From the king of beasts to clowns in drag -- Instruct the minds of all classes -- Legacies : from Las Vegas to The bridges of Madison County.
Subject Circus -- Social aspects -- United States.
Circus -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Circus -- Social aspects.
Circus -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 080782724X cloth alkaline paper
0807853992 paperback alkaline paper

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