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5 edition of Barnum. found in the catalog.

Barnum.

M. R. Werner

Barnum.

by M. R. Werner

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barnum, P. T. -- 1810-1891

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 373-376.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p. : ill., plates, ports., facsim. ;
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14096311M
    LC Control Number23007287

    Books of Barnum Genealogy Available. T he Higginson Book Company, a well-known publisher, printer and bookseller specializing in genealogy and history, has reissued all the books of Barnum history and genealogy known to have been published to date. Some of them are available to the general public for the first time in more than a century.   Through it all, the book’s message is clear: Barnum was a self-made man in the American grain. But this boosterism begins to drag, Wilson’s festive mood brought low by a .

      When Wilson set out to write a new life of Barnum, he made a point of courting his predecessors. The most distinguished of these is the historian Neil Harris, whose Humbug: The Art of P.T. Barnum () uses Barnum’s story to examine the birth of modern American culture. Harris gave Wilson his blessing, telling him that “each generation.   P.T. Barnum's Wife and Daughters. Barnum married his childhood friend Charity Hallett in , when the pair was 21 respectively. They Born:

    About Who Was P. T. Barnum? Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up for Who HQ’s entertaining biography of P. T. Barnum: politician, businessman, and The Greatest Showman on Earth! After moving from Connecticut to New York City in , twenty-four-year-old Phineas Taylor Barnum launched his now-legendary career as a showman. The biography of P T Barnum's life 'The Life of P. T Barnum' was the second most printed book by the end of the nineteenth century. He did not enter the circus business until he was sixty years old, and established 'P. T Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome' which later became known as Barnum and Bailey.


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