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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
During the years 1880 to 1940, the glory days of the American circus, a third to a half of the cast members were women--a large group of very visible American workers whose story needs telling. This book, using sources such as diaries, autobiographies, newspaper accounts, films, posters, and route books, first considers the popular media's presentation... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Since its inception in 1872, the Greatest Show on Earth has continually transformed to meet changing tastes and cultural shifts. Over the course of its long existence, it has been at various times a biblical spectacle and historical pageant, a ceremonial introduction to the peoples and cultures of the world, and a fairy tale masque, and has featured... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 11.99
Filled with imaginative activities to bring the family together and create lifelong memories, this resource for parents and grandparents is full of activity ideas that require little or no preparation and use materials that are easily found around the house. The 26 themed family events and 140 related activities go beyond game night and movie night... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 8.99
Camouflaged images of Mickey Mouse are concealed all around Walt Disney World. Author Barrett adds to the fun of finding them by turning the search into six scavenger hunts, complete with clues, hints, and points to be scored. You ' ll find more than 200 new Mickey sightings in this edition ? over 1,000 hidden Mickeys in all. Fun for... more...
- The Intrepid Traveler 2015; US$ 9.99
Over 1,000 images of Mickey Mouse are hidden in the Walt Disney World Resort (WDW) to give visitors the pleasure of finding them. Author Barrett adds to the fun with his best-selling field guide to their whereabouts. In this new edition, updated with his latest sightings, he guides you to over 1,250 ?hidden Mickeys.? All new in this edition: sightings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 100.00
Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes of design and enabling them to find the most appropriate balance between visitor needs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This valuable book deals with the recreation activities for the disabled, including skiing, horseback riding, running, camping, water sports, and team sports. Experts examine competitive spirit, training, and the psychological benefits of recreational activities for the disabled child. Program development, evaluation, and instruction are discussed. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 164.83
What do circus performances communicate? They are rich in extreme skills and clever staging. They trigger strong emotions. They make beautiful sense. This book, which is grounded in the personal circus experience of the author, uses semiotics, pragmatics, and cultural studies to explain why we are irresistibly drawn to the circus. It shows... more...