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Reading Zoos: Representation of Animals and Captivity

By: Randy Malamud

377 pages, no illustrations

Palgrave

Paperback | Mar 1998 | #115439 | ISBN: 0333714075
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About this book

Examination of modern depictions of zoos and different reactions to them, arguing that the institutions are culturally impoverishing.


Contents

Acknowledgements - Zoo Stories - Interlude The Zoo Story - Exhibiting Imperialism - Cages - Pain - Spectatorship - Kids and Zoos - Animals and their Contexts: Beyond Zoos - Notes - Bibliography - Index

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