Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title New worlds, new animals : from menagerie to zoological park in the nineteenth century / edited by R.J. Hoage and William A. Deiss ; with a foreword by Michael H. Robinson
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  590.74409034 Hoa/Nwn  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Foreword / Michael H. Robinson -- Reflections on Zoo History / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- Menageries and Zoos to 1900 / R. J. Hoage, Anne Roskell and Jane Mansour -- Menageries, Metaphors, and Meanings / Thomas Veltre -- Zoos in the Family: The Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire Clan and the Three Zoos of Paris / Michael A. Osborne -- The Order of Nature: Constructing the Collections of Victorian Zoos / Harriet Ritvo -- A Tale of Two Zoos: The Hamburg Zoological Garden and Carl Hagenbeck's Tierpark / Herman Reichenbach -- Zoos and Aquariums of Berlin / Harro Strehlow -- A Paradox of Purposes: Acclimatization Origins of the Melbourne Zoo / Linden Gillbank -- Ram Bramha Sanyal and the Establishment of the Calcutta Zoological Gardens / D. K. Mittra -- American Showmen and European Dealers: Commerce in Wild Animals in Nineteenth-Century America / Richard W. Flint -- The Origin and Development of American Zoological Parks to 1899 / Vernon N. Kisling, Jr
The National Zoological Park: "City of Refuge" or Zoo? / Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz -- Epilogue / R. J. Hoage -- App. The Value of Old Photographs of Zoological Collections / John C. Edwards -- App. The Architecture of the National Zoological Park / Heather Ewing
Notes "Published in association with the National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution."
Most of the chapters are derived from papers delivered at a symposium held Oct. 1989 to celebrate the centennial of the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-189) and index
Subject National Zoological Park (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
National Zoological Park (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Menageries -- History -- 19th century.
Menageries -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Zoos -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Zoos -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Deiss, William A.
Hoage, R. J.
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
LC no. 95033006
ISBN 0801851106 (hc : alk. paper)
0801853737 (paperback: alk. paper)