Zoo and Aquarium History: Ancient Animal Collections To Zoological Gardens

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Vernon N. Kisling
CRC Press, Sep 18, 2000 - Nature - 440 pages
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As one of the world's most popular cultural activities, wild animal collections have been attracting visitors for 5,000 years. Under the direction of Vernon N. Kisling, an expert in zoo history, an international team of authors has compiled the first comprehensive, global history of animal collections, menageries, zoos, and aquariums. Zoo and Aquar
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Ancient Collections and Menageries
1
Chapter 2 Zoological Gardens of Great Britain
49
Chapter 3 Zoological Gardens of Western Europe
75
Chapter 4 Zoological Gardens of CentralEastern Europe and Russia
117
Chapter 5 Zoological Gardens of the United States
147
Chapter 6 Zoological Gardens of Australia
181
Chapter 7 Zoological Gardens of Asia
215
Chapter 8 Zoological Gardens of India
251
Chapter 9 Zoological Gardens of Japan
295
Chapter 10 Zoological Gardens of Africa
331
Chapter 11 Zoological Gardens of South America
351
Appendix
369
Index
391
Back Cover
416
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