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    • May 1995
    • 9780231056878
  • 454 Pages
  • 28 illus

  • Paperback
  • $30.00
  • / £20.50

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    • January 1990
    • 9780231056861

  • Hardcover
  • $90.00
  • / £62.00

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P. T. Barnum

The Legend and the Man

A. H. Saxon

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About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.

About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.

Illustrations
Prologue
1. Life in Progress
2. Bethal
3. Religion of Healthy-mindedness
4. Showman Barnum
5. Wonders of God's Universe
6. Of Mermaids and the Man in Miniature
7. Universal Yankee
8. Finer Things
9. Bridgeport and Bankruptcy
10. Pro bono publico
11. New Beginning
12. Crowning Efforts
13. Children's Friend and Jumbo
14. Sun of the Amusement World
Epilogue
Appendix. Barnum Aprocrypha
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index of Persons

About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.

About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.

About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.

About the Author

A. H. Saxon is the author of many books and articles on the history of the theatre, circus, and popular entertainments.