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By Ward, Steve, 1952- author
Paperback. English.
2016
Philip Astley first pegged out his circular 'ride' on the banks of the Thames in 1768 and so laid down the foundations of the modern circus. Performing...

By Simon, Linda, 1946- author
Hardback. English.
Published London, UK: Reaktion Books, 2014
Step right up! and buy a ticket to the Greatest Show on Earth - the Big Top, containing death-defying stunts, dancing bears, roaring tigers, and trumpeting...

By Gifford, Nell, author
Hardback. English.
Published Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2014
"Each summer a small and glamorous part of the 1930s comes back to life, recreating magic from an era long past. Evoking a tradition common in the English...

By McPherson, Douglas
Paperback. English.
Published London: Peter Owen; Chester Springs, PA: Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2010

By Saxon, A. H. (Arthur Hartley), 1935-
Book. English.
Published New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1968

By Frost, Thomas, 1821-1908
Book. English.
Published London: Chatto and Windus, 1881
New ed

By Ward, Steve, 1952- author
Paperback. English.
Published Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2014
In this social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows, performer and founder of a circus group...

By Davis, Janet M
Book. English.
Published Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2002

Book. English.
Published Montreal; Kingston; London; Chicago: McGill-Queen's University Press, [2016]
"With a billion-dollar industry centred in Montreal, the province of Quebec has established itself as a major hub for contemporary circus. Cirque du Soleil...

By Saxon, A. H. (Arthur Hartley), 1935-
Book. English.
Published Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1978
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