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作者 Agnew, Jeremy
書名 Entertainment in the Old West [electronic resource] : theater, music, circuses, medicine shows, prizefighting and other popular amusements / Jeremy Agnew
出版項 Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2011
國際標準書號 9780786462803 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786486458 (e-book)
說明 ix, 231 p. : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
On with the show -- Entertainment for everyone -- Women as actresses -- Strutting their stuff -- Bright lights of the Pacific Coast -- Theaters across the Old West -- A few of the famous -- The amateurs -- Medicine shows -- Motley pleasures -- The Wild West shows -- Afterword : the stage lights dim
"This exploration of the heyday of popular theater and other entertainments of the Old West chronicles its emergence and growth from 1850 to the early twentieth century. Here is the story of the men and women who provided myriad types of entertainment in the Old West, and brought excitement, laughter and tears to generations of pioneers"--Provided by publisher
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
主題 Theater -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Performing arts -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Amusements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Electronic books. local
Alt Author ebrary, Inc
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