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The Resource The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice

The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice

Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century
Title
The lost tribe of Coney Island
Title remainder
headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century
Statement of responsibility
Claire Prentice
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of how Truman K. Hunt brought a group of tribespeople to America from the Philippines to be displayed, how his publicity stunts made the show a national sensation, and how his issues with the law forced him to go on the run with the tribe across America
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prentice, Claire
Dewey number
  • 305.899/21
  • 791.068747
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS666.I2
LC item number
P74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hunt, Truman Knight
  • Hunt, Truman Knight
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition
  • Igorot (Philippine people)
  • Exploitation
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Filippijnen
Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From one island to another -- First steps -- The journey from the tropics -- The money men -- Welcome to America -- Making an entrance -- Meeting Uncle Sam -- Divided loyalties -- Tribal life in the city -- Head-hunting the star attraction -- Unexpected arrivals -- Another unwelcome visitor -- The end of the American dream -- Tall tales -- Fighting for control -- A break for freedom -- Dear Dr. Hunt -- A rival enters the fray -- Memphis blues -- Raising the alarm -- A worthy opponent -- Dr. Hunt, I presume -- On the run -- Luck be a lady -- An ultimatum -- Judgment day -- Vanishing act -- In the care of the government -- A gentleman criminal -- Trials and tribulations -- A surprise reversal -- The end of the line
Control code
ocn881386555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 388 pages
Isbn
9780544262287
Lccn
2014011690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024121898
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The lost tribe of Coney Island : headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century, Claire Prentice
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From one island to another -- First steps -- The journey from the tropics -- The money men -- Welcome to America -- Making an entrance -- Meeting Uncle Sam -- Divided loyalties -- Tribal life in the city -- Head-hunting the star attraction -- Unexpected arrivals -- Another unwelcome visitor -- The end of the American dream -- Tall tales -- Fighting for control -- A break for freedom -- Dear Dr. Hunt -- A rival enters the fray -- Memphis blues -- Raising the alarm -- A worthy opponent -- Dr. Hunt, I presume -- On the run -- Luck be a lady -- An ultimatum -- Judgment day -- Vanishing act -- In the care of the government -- A gentleman criminal -- Trials and tribulations -- A surprise reversal -- The end of the line
Control code
ocn881386555
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 388 pages
Isbn
9780544262287
Lccn
2014011690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024121898
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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