Circus in Asia

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Circus: The Australian StoryMelbourne Books
2011Africa
North America
South America and Caribbean
Asia
Europe
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Description: A definitive historical accounting of the illustrative history of the circus in Australia.
Publication Topics: Animals in the Circus / Training / Exhibition / Protests     Circus as Art / Photography / Graphics     Circus as Spectacle     Circus Artists / Performers / Bodies     Circus Clowns / Clowning     Circus Music / Musicians / Composers     Circus Advertising / Marketing / Publicity     Circus History – North American     Circus and Education     Circus and Gender / Race / Ethnicity / Multiculturalism     Circus and Labor Relations     Circus and Religion / Spirituality / Mysticism     Circus as Performance Art     Circus in Poetry / Literature / Fiction     Circus in Fine Arts / Painting     Circus Archives / Collections / Artifacts / Ephemera     Circus Biographies / Memoirs / Genealogy     Circus Fans / Enthusiasts / Audience     Circus History – Asian / Pacific Rim     Circus History – Australian     Circus History – European     Circus Logistics / Routing / Tours / Transportation     Circus Management / Staff / Crew     Circus Ownership / Business / Finance / Contracts     Circus Schools / Training     Circus Technology / Mechanization / Innovation     Circus Space / Tents / Building
The Juggler's Manual of Manipulative Miscellanea: The Classic Skills with Top Hat, Cane, Plates, Nesting Cups, and Assorted ObjectsVariety Arts Press
1984Africa
North America
South America and Caribbean
Asia
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Oceania
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Description: The Juggler's Manual of Manipulative Miscellanea by R.W. Bacon (a.k.a. "Mr. Slim") is the only book of its kind detailing the author's arcane acrobatic juggling and manipulative specialties. A popular reference consulted by jugglers around the world, it has become a "best seller" among juggling books since its publication in 1984. The book explains and diagrams the classic theatrical vaudeville performance skills with top hats, canes, plates, nesting cups, and assorted objects. Authored by a noted touring professional, the book includes history & background, the applied physics of juggling & manipulation, the wide variety of mixed-object & combination stunts, and valuable presentation tips. "A good lesson in entertainment." --- Juggler's World Magazine.
Publication Topics: Circus as Performance Art     Circus Schools / Training
The Juggler's Manual of Cigar Box Manipulation & BalanceVariety Arts Press
1983Africa
North America
South America and Caribbean
Asia
Europe
Oceania
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Description: Since its initial publication in 1983, when it helped open the floodgates of juggling instructional material, The Juggler's Manual of Cigar Box Manipulation & Balance by R.W. Bacon (a.k.a. "Mr. Slim") has become sought after by professional and amateur jugglers throughout the world. Though modest in size, the book explains and diagrams over 200 challenging and crowd-pleasing moves, stunts, balances, and gags with cigar boxes --- leading to hundreds of further combinations. Authored by a noted touring professional, the book includes the history and background of the venerable props, plus valuable insight on comedy, showmanship, and presentation. "All you need to know to learn and perform with cigar boxes." --- Juggler's World Magazine.
Publication Topics: Circus as Performance Art     Circus Schools / Training
"Hors de France", "L'influence Anglo-Saxone", "Chronologie"Clowns & FarceursBordas, Paris
1982Africa
North America
Asia
Europe
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Description: A History of clowning
Publication Topics: Circus Clowns / Clowning
“From the Traditional Travelling Circus to the Global Zoo: the persistence of ‘performing’ animal shows in the 21st century”A World of Popular Entertainments: An Edited Volume of Critical EssaysCambridge Scholars Publishing
2012Asia
Oceania
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Publication Topics: Animals in the Circus / Training / Exhibition / Protests
Circus and Sumo: Tradition, Innovation and Oppportunism at the Australian CircuTheatre Research International 37:3 (2012): 265-282.
2012Asia
Oceania
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Publication Topics: Circus History – Australian
Le Professeur Risley et les premiers acrobates japonais en FranceJournal of Inquiry and Research 98, p. 89-95Berkely
2012Asia
Europe
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Description: A review of Frederik L. Schodt, Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe. How an American Acrobat Introduced Circus to Japan – and Japan to the West (Berkeley, 2012)
Publication Topics: Circus as Spectacle     Circus Artists / Performers / Bodies     Circus History – North American     Circus and Gender / Race / Ethnicity / Multiculturalism     Circus History – Asian / Pacific Rim     Circus History – European     Circus Logistics / Routing / Tours / Transportation     Circus Management / Staff / Crew     Circus Ownership / Business / Finance / Contracts
Numerous articles and chapters in French and EnglishFive books on circus. Latest: Semiotics of Clowns and ClowningBloomsbury Academic (London and New York)
Latest: "Circus and sacrifice"
2015North America
Asia
Europe
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Description: Paper read on May 21, 2015, at the University of Stockholm in a symposium on "Blood Rituals"
Publication Topics: Animals in the Circus / Training / Exhibition / Protests     Circus as Art / Photography / Graphics     Circus as Spectacle     Circus Artists / Performers / Bodies     Circus Clowns / Clowning     Circus and Gender / Race / Ethnicity / Multiculturalism     Circus and Religion / Spirituality / Mysticism     Circus as Performance Art