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Entertaining elephants : animal agency and the business of the American circus
Susan Nance.
 
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Online
       
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks QL737 .P98 N36 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
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Description
  • ISBN: 9781421408293 (hdbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 1421408295 (hdbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421408736 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 1421408732 (electronic)
  • OCLC Number: 809789608
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-288) and index.
Table of Contents

Why elephants in the early republic? -- Becoming an elephant "actor" -- Learning to take direction -- Punishing bull elephants -- Herd management in the Gilded Age -- Going off script -- Animal cultures lost in the circus, then and now.
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