One of the earliest practitioners of "the show business", P.T. Barnum built his reputation largely on the exoticism of others. A man of complex ...Show synopsisOne of the earliest practitioners of "the show business", P.T. Barnum built his reputation largely on the exoticism of others. A man of complex motives, Barnum possessed a unique genius and his influence on popular culture is evident to this day. Barnum will be a three-hour Discovery Channel special airing in October. Illustrations, 260 in color.Hide synopsis
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Description:Illus. VG lg sz PB uncorrected proof. One of the earliest...Illus. VG lg sz PB uncorrected proof. One of the earliest practitioners of show business, Barnum was convinced that the chief defect of American civilization was its. Severe & drudging practicalness and he provided antidotes galore. Draws on the Meserve collection & 40 other archives, more than 500 photos, engravings & lithographs of Barnum and his associates.
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