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Alexander, Charles. Our Game: An American Baseball History. New York: Holt, 1991.


Allwood, John. The Great Exhibitions. London: Studio Vista, 1977.


Braden, Donna R. Leisure and Entertainment in America. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1988.


Culhane, John. The American Circus: An Illustrated History. New York: Holt, 1990.


Dickey, Glenn. The History of the World Series Since 1903. New York: Stein and Day, 1984.


Findling, John E., ed. Historical Dictionary of World's Fairs and Expositions, 1851–1988. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.


Fox, Charles Philip and Tom Parkinson. The Circus in America. Santa Monica: Hennessey and Ingalls, 2002.


Kasson, John F. Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century. New York: Hill and Wang, 1978.


Loxton, Howard. The Golden Age of the Circus. London: Regency House, 1997.


Macht, Norman L. Cy Young. New York: Chelsea House, 1992.


Ogden, Tom. Two Hundred Years of the American Circus. New York: Facts on File, 1993.


Hoh, Lavahn G., and William Rough. Step Right Up: The Adventure of Circus in America. White Hall, Va.: Betterway Publications. 1990.


Panati, Charles. Panati's Parade of Fads, Follies, and Manias. New York: Harper Perennial, 1991.


Ritter, Lawrence R. The Glory of their Times. New York: Macmillan, 1966.


Schoor, Gene. The History of the World Series. New York: Morrow, 1990.


Slout, William L. A Royal Coupling: The Historic Marriage of Barnum and Bailey. San Bernardino: author, 2000.


Parkinson, Robert L. Directory of American Circuses 1793–2000. Baraboo, Wisconsin: Circus World Museum, 2002.


Snow, Richard. Coney Island: A Postcard Journey to the City of Fire. New York: Brightwaters Press, 1984.



ARTICLES

Angeli, Michael. "The End of the World as We Know It." Los Angeles Magazine 42.1 (1997): 46–51.


"Seven Pillars to Future Success." Chain Store Age Executive with Shopping Center Age 72.8 (1996): 9A–15A.


Watson, Bruce. "Three's a Crowd, They Say, but not at Coney Island." Smithsonian 27.9 (1996): 100–109.






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