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Zoo and Aquarium History: Ancient Animal Collections to Zoological Gardens

Edited By: V Kisling

415 pages, B/w photos

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #119128 | ISBN: 084932100X
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Comprehensive volume that traces the origins of today's zoos. Begins with a chronologically organized global perspective, and then switches to a geographic perspective about the time of the European Renaissance. Some of the chapters cover the development in individual countries, while others cover regional areas. Sidebars present supplementary information on personalities, events, and wildlife conservation issues. Chapter bibliographies provide important references to regional zoo and aquarium history, and will serve as a valuable point of departure for further study. An appendix contains a chronological listing of the world's zoos and aquariums.


Ancient Collections and Menageries. Zoological Gardens of Great Britain. Zoological Gardens of Western Europe. Zoological Gardens of Eastern Europe and Russia. Zoological Gardens of the United States. Zoological Gardens of Australia. Zoological Gardens of Asia. Zoological Gardens of India. Zoological Gardens of Japan. Zoological Gardens of Africa. Zoological Gardens of South America. NTI/Sales Copy

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