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Clinical Anatomy, ISSN 0897-3806, 10/2018, Volume 31, Issue 7, pp. 956 - 965
P.T. Barnum's career as the Greatest Showman on Earth began in 1835, when he “leased” and then publically exhibited a frail African American slave Joice Heth,... 
David L. Rogers | Joice Heth | PT Barnum | slavery | media | public autopsy | fake news | ANATOMY | ANATOMY & MORPHOLOGY | History, 19th Century | Mass Media - history | Famous Persons | Autopsy - history | Enslaved Persons - history | Disinformation | Autopsies | Media (culture) | Autopsy | Careers | Newspapers | Pirate | Tickets | Dissection
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Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, ISSN 0740-770X, 03/2012, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp. 29 - 46
This essay examines the theatrical spectacle - and vexed legacy - of Joice Heth, an elderly and severely disabled black female performer whose role play as a... 
Joice Heth | myth | freak show | America | mammy | black performance | sonic dissent | collective memory | theater | slavery | Heth, Joice(d. 1836) | disabled African American women performers | 1800-1899 | American literature
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05/2004, Volume 56, Issue 2
"The Showman and the Slave: Race, Death, and Memory in Barnum's America," by Benjamin Reiss, is reviewed (Harvard University Press, 2001). the book... 
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