Fascinating reading about Barnum's circus and people who came to see for themselves....
File Size: 435 KB
Print Length: 14 pages
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Publisher: Titans of Fortune Publishing (November 12, 2008)
Publication Date: November 12, 2008
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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The population of the United States in 1840 was about 17 million, a small number to Phineas Taylor Barnum, the greatest impresario who ever lived. Between 1840 and 1880, he sold nearly 60 million tickets to his exhibits, museums and traveling circus. Even with television, satellites and every conceivable electronic device known to humanity, no one then or since has come close to what Barnum accomplished. Barnum was equally at ease with European r...