Olympians of the Sawdust Circle: A Biographical Dictionary of the Nineteenth Century American Circus (Clipper Studies in the Theatre #18) (Hardcover)

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Olympians of the Sawdust Circle: A Biographical Dictionary of the Nineteenth Century American Circus (Clipper Studies in the Theatre #18) (Hardcover)

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The culmination of more than thirty years of research, Olympians of the Sawdust Circle is an attempt to identify every major and minor player in the American circus world of the nineteenth century. This A-Z guide lists: surname, given name, dates of birth and death (if known), type of entertainment (and function) with which the individual was associated, and the companies and dates by whom the person was employed. Every researcher and library interested in American circus history will need this seminal guide. An absolutely astonishing piece of scholarship.
Product Details ISBN: 9780809503100
ISBN-10: 0809503107
Publisher: Borgo Press
Publication Date: October 18th, 2010
Pages: 346
Language: English
Series: Clipper Studies in the Theatre