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The Circus in America: 1793 - 1940

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The Circus in America: 1793-1940 surveys the history of the American circus over a 150-year period. It promotes serious scholarly research of the significant role the circus played in the growth of American society and popular culture. Historians trace the origins of the modern circus to late eighteenth century England, but the circus reached its height as a popular art form in nineteenth and twentieth century America. But to date there is no authoritative study, integrated with digital... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 21, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 22, 2008
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Submitter: John Prusch

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