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New Worlds, New Animals: From Menagerie to Zoological Park in the Nineteenth Century

Edited By: RJ Hoage and WA Deiss

198 pages, 97 b/w illus

Johns Hopkins University Press

Paperback | May 1996 | #53321 | ISBN: 0801853737
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #57306 | ISBN: 0801851106
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Collection of essays which trace the development of the modern zoo in the nineteenth century.

This volume succeeds in presenting a balanced view of zoological park development in the last century, and has a global perspective... it is truly a fine effort of scholarship and invaluable to any person seeking a greater knowledge of the history, aspirations, and roles of zoos in Western Civilization. Quarterly Review of Biology

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Robert J. Hoage is chief of the office of public affairs for the National Zoological Park in Washington D.C. William A. Deiss is associate archivist at the Smithsonian Institution.

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