This book is not specifically about the history of magic, but is essential reading for those looking to learn about the context in which magic exploded in popularity. From music hall, gin palaces, sport to zoos the Victorians were the first to enjoy modern mass entertainment. This is an in-depth study of entertainment of the time, fully indexed and engagingly written.

 

Condition: New 

 

Binding: Paperback

Year: 2021 (of 2019)

Publisher: Yale University Press

Pages: 304

Dimensions (to nearest cm): 20 X 13cm

Palaces of Pleasure, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment - L. Jackson

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