Dr. Steve Ward – BLACK PERFORMERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY CIRCUS

Dr. Steve Ward (’63-’70) has published a short article “Black Performers of the 19th Century Circus” for Black History Month and as a precursor to his next book Artistes of Colour; Ethnic Diversity and Representation in the Victorian Circus will be published by the Modern Vaudeville Press in February 2021. Check out  www.modernvaudevillepress.com for further details nearer release date.

Doctor Steve Ward is a social historian and has written several books on aspects of the social and cultural history of the circus.