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The Greatest Show on Earth: Power, Spectacle, and Performance in the Traveling Circus

Posted: February 19, 2019

by William J. Hansard (Cover Image: This building in Troy, New York, has been plastered with posters advertising the Ringling Brothers circus, demonstrating the extremes to which circuses would go to stake their claim. Image courtesy of the Ringling Museum Archives. The author is indebted to the archives staff at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of […]

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