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The Nineteenth Century Was The Golden Age Of The Circus In Ohio Before The Ringling Brothers Became Synonymous With The American Circus, Cincinnati S John Robinson And The Sells Brothers Of Columbus Wowed Audiences With Stunning Equestrian Feats And Aerial Exploits For Good Measure, The Sells Brothers Threw In A Sharpshooting Show With A Young Ohio Woman By The Name Of Annie Oakley The Walter L Main Circus Of Geneva And A Number Of Smaller Shows Presented Their Own Unique Spectacles With Exotic Animals And Daring Acrobats But For All The Fun And Games, Ohio S Circus Industry Was Serious Business As Competition Intensified, Advertising Wars Erupted And Acquisitions Began Eventually, Ringling Brothers Swallowed Many Of These Circuses One By One, And They Dropped Out Of Memory Author Conrade C Hinds Brings This Fascinating Piece Of Ohio Show Business Back Into The Spotlight Reading this book is like being there, in the moment, walking side by side with those that lived it Conrade Hinds has spared no details and painted a picture in our minds of every aspect of circus life in the late 1800 s I learned so much that I would have taken for granted about the business of the circus and the daily lives of the people and animals that made it possible This book is beautifully written and I loved that he included so many historical pictures that brought it all the to life. Bought this as a gift for my stepdad He is a circus enthusiast and said there was quite a bit of information in it he didn t know prior to reading it