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HIST/ANTH 264: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th C. U.S. (HC) Fall 2017

History/Anthropology 264: Materiality and Spectacle in 19th Century United States (Snyder) Fall 2017

The Midway, The Circus, and The Wild West: Supplemental Readings

Kasson, Joy S., Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History (New York : Hill and Wang), 2000.

McMurtry, Larry,The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the beginnings of superstardom in America (New York : Simon & Schuster), 2005

McNenly, Linda Scarangella, Native Performers in Wild West Shows, (Norman :University of Oklahoma Press), 2012.

Moses, L.C. Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883-1933,(Albuquerque :University of New Mexico Press), 1996

Reddin, Paul, Wild West Shows,(Chicago : University of Illinois Press), 1999.

Hammarstrom, David Lewis, Big Top Boss: John Ringling North and the Circus,(Champaign : University of Illinois Press), 1992.

Daly, Micahel, Topsy : The Startling Story of the Crooked Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison, (New York : Atlantic Monthly Press), 2013

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