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Humbug The Art of P. T. Barnum

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ISBN-10: 0226317528

ISBN-13: 9780226317526

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Neil Harris

List price: $34.00
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Description:

This carefully researched study of America's greatest showman, huckster, and impresario is both an inclusive analysis of the historical and cultural forces that were the conditions of P. T. Barnum's success, and, as befits its subject, a richly entertaining presentation of the outrageous man and his exploits.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Early Years
The American Museum
The Operational Aesthetic
International Triumphs
The Swedish Nightingale
Disasters Encountered
Business and Politics
The Man of Confidence
The Circus
The Compleat Showman
Acknowledgments
Bibliographic
Essay Notes
Index