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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: December 2019

5 - America on Show: Special Cases


The same approach is applied, with more documentary contextualisation, to those without occupations but of ‘independent’ or ‘private’ means, and to performers and others involved in the creative arts. Special attention is given to musicians and variety artists, using press reports naming some of the visitors. A special study of Mormon missionaries concludes this chapter.