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The wonders : the extraordinary performers who transformed the Victorian age

text The wonders : the extraordinary performers who transformed the Victorian age

Summary

A radical new history that rediscovers the remarkable freak performers whose talents and charisma helped define an era.

Contents
Curtain up: Buckingham Palace, 23 Mach 1844 -- Introduction -- Act one: Dress rehearsals. Jeffrey Hudson -- Józef Boruwłaski -- Daniel Lambert -- George Sanger -- Act two: Show time. Chang and Eng -- Science and Siam -- Their own men -- Joice Heth... Read more
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Description
376 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Publisher
Pegasus Books 2019

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 791.3 WOO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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