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The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo

By: Ian Miller (Author)

University of California Press

Hardback | Nov 2012 | #200187 | ISBN-13: 9780520271869
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About this book

Focusing on Tokyo's historic Ueno Zoo, Ian Miller shows how the facility played a critical role in legitimating Japan's project of imperial expansion in the public mind. Founded in 1882, the zoo served as one of the primary arenas of Japan's imperialist spectacle.


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Biography

Ian Miller is assistant professor in the Department of History at Harvard University.

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