P. T. Barnum: Selected full-text books and articles
Trumpets of Jubilee: Henry Ward Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lyman Beecher, Horace Greeley, P.T. Barnum Harcourt, Brace, 1927
Altered Egos: Authority in American Autobiography Oxford University Press, 1989
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Prose and Cons: The Autobiographies of P. T. Barnum"
Personalities and Products: A Historical Perspective on Advertising in America Greenwood Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "How P. T. Barnum Helped Change the Course of Advertising"
Selling God: American Religion in the Marketplace of Culture Oxford University Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "Mirthful, Innocent Amusements: Ridiculous and Sublime" begins on p. 106
America Learns to Play: A History of Popular Recreation, 1607-1940 D. Appleton-Century, 1940
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VII "Mr. Barnum Shows the Way"
Jenny Lind: the Swedish Nightingale Lippincott, 1962
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Nine "'This Jenny Lind Business Will Ruin You!'"
Handbook of American Popular Culture Greenwood Press, vol.1, 1989 (2nd Rev. edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Circus and Outdoor Entertainment" begins on p. 173
The American Mind in Action Harper & Brothers, 1924
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VI "In Anthony Comstock and P. T. Barnum"
Performance and Evolution in the Age of Darwin: Out of the Natural Order Routledge, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of P. T. Barnum begins on p. 21
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