Humbug: The Art of P.T.Barnum

Humbug: The Art of P.T.Barnum

By: Neil Harris (author)Paperback

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This carefully researched study of America's greatest showman, huckster, and impresario is both an inclusive analysis of the historical and cultural forces that were the conditions of P. T. Barnum's success, and, as befits its subject, a richly entertaining presentation of the outrageous man and his exploits.

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About Author

Neil Harris is professor of history at the University of Chicago. He is the author of "The Artist in American Society" and "Cultural Excursion," both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/1981
  • ISBN13: 9780226317526
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780226317526
  • weight: 452
  • ISBN10: 0226317528

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