SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Extraordinary Exhibitions

    Extraordinary Exhibitions

    $49.95

    This is an informal history of sensational, scientific, silly, satisfying and startling attractions based on seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth century broadsides from the Ricky Jay's extraordinary collection. Learn More
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    Eyeing The Flash

    $23.00

    The Education of a Carnival Con Artist Learn More
  3. Freak Babylon

    Freak Babylon: An Illustrated History of Teratology And Freakshows

    $17.95

    FREAK BABYLON is a sometimes startling, sometimes disturbing documentary of the history of one of mankind’s most fascinating sciences – teratology – and its shadowy cultural correlative, the Freakshow, from ancient times to the present day. Learn More
  4. Freaks & Fire

    Freaks And Fire: The Underground Reinvention of Circus

    $24.95

    Freaks & Fire is a free-falling leap into the world of radical circus. Learn More
  5. Freaks, Geeks & Strange Girls

    Freaks, Geeks And Strange Girls: Sideshow Banners Of The Great American Midway

    $30.00

    A colorful history of the carnival sideshow and its distinctive banner art. Learn More
  6. Freaks: We Who Are Not As Others

    Freaks: We Who Are Not As Others

    $20.00

    The Re/Search edition of this long out-of-print classic book based on Mannix's personal acquaintance with sideshow stars such as the Alligator Man and the Monkey Woman. Learn More
  7. Geek Love

    Geek Love

    $15.95

    GEEK LOVE is the story of a carnival family, the Binewskis. Learn More
  8. Jay's Journal Of Anomalies

    Jay's Journal Of Anomalies (Softcover)

    $25.00

    Conjurers. Cheats. Hustlers. Hoaxsters. Pranksters. Jokesters. Imposters. Pretenders. Side-Show Showmen. Armless Calligraphers. Mechanical Marvels. Popular Entertainments. Learn More
  9. Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

    Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

    $19.95

    The Jivaro Indians of the Peru-Ecuador interior have long been renowned for their ferocity and cruelty in warfare; they are also shamanistic, communing with ancient spectres through the ingestion of poisonous hallucinogens. But above all, the Jivaro are known for their unique and macabre brand of death magic - the severing and shrinking of human heads. Learn More
  10. Magic: 1400s–1950s

    Magic: 1400s-1950s (Slipcase)

    $69.99

    Illusion, Enchantment and Wonder! The world’s greatest magicians from the Middle Ages through the 1950s. Learn More

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