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Peter D. Arnott. Plays Without People: Puppetry and Serious Drama. Indiana University Press. 1964. 157pp.

Eileen Blumenthal. Puppetry: A World History. Harry N. Abrams. 2005. 271pp. Released in the UK by Thames & Hudson as Puppetry and Puppets: An Illustrated World Survey.

Phyllis T. Dircks (editor). American Puppetry: Collections, History and Performance. McFarland. 2004. 326pp.

Henryk Jurkowski. A History of European Puppetry. Edwin Mellen Press. 1996. 527pp.

Paul McPharlin. The Puppet Theatre in America: A History: With a List of Puppeteers, 1524-1948. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1949. 508pp.

Victoria Nelson. The Secret Life of Puppets. Harvard University Press. 2002. 350pp.

Dina Sherzer; Joel Sherzer. Humor and Comedy in Puppetry: Celebration in Popular Culture. Popular Press. 1987. 151pp.

George Speaight. The History of the English Puppet Theatre. Robert Hale. 1990. 366pp.

Steve Tillis. Toward an Aesthetics of the Puppet: Puppetry as a Theatrical Art. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 181pp.

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