Acknowledged author Oscar G. Brockett wrote History of the Theatre comprising 688 pages back in 2007. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205511864 and 9780205511860. Since then History of the Theatre textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $32.22 or rent at the marketplace.
Known as the "bible" of theatre history, Brockett and Hildy’s History of the Theatre is the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in the market. This 40th Anniversary Edition retains all of the traditional features that have made History of the Theatre the most successful text of its kind, including worldwide coverage, more than 530 photos and illustrations, useful maps, and the expertise of Oscar G. Brockett and Franklin J. Hildy, two of the most widely respected theatre historians in the field. As with every edition, the text reflects the current state of knowledge and brings the history of theatre up to the present. This tenth edition continues to provide the most thorough and accurate assessment of theatre history available.