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Professor Risley and the imperial Japanese troupe : how an American acrobat introduced circus to Japan, and Japan to the West / Frederik L. Schodt

Catalog Data

Author:
Schodt, Frederik L. 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Risley, Richard 1814-1874  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 304 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Japan
Date:
2012
C2012
Contents:
Setting the stage -- The Risley act -- Going for gold -- Into Asia -- Yokohama, Japan -- Taking America -- At the exposition -- The long way to London -- The matter of the contract -- Final acts
Topic:
Acrobats  Search this
Circus performers  Search this
Circus--History  Search this
Circus--Western influences  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
Relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020517