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Philip Astley and the Horsemen Who Invented the Circus

Philip Astley and the Horsemen Who Invented the Circus( )
Author: Jando, Dominique
Preface by: Binder, Paul
ISBN:978-1-984041-31-9
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In this fascinating and carefully researched book, Dominique Jando tells us when, why and how the former sergeant-major of a British Hussars regiment created the most universal form of entertainment, the Circus. It was not a chance occurrence: the place, the times and the social context, all led to this pivotal moment.Philip Astley became England's greatest showman, but if he was indeed a visionary, he was not a lone experimentalist: immediately, other equestrians followed his example...
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Book Details
Pages:250
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.97 Pounds



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