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.
Year: 2021 (of 2019)
Publisher: Yale University Press
Dimensions (to nearest cm): 20 X 13cm