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<span class="smallCaps">Circuses</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199743360
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199743377

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The circus’s roots as an American popular amusement can be traced back to 1793 when the Scottish equestrian John Bill

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