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Title Zoo and aquarium history : ancient animal collections to zoological gardens / edited by Vernon N. Kisling, Jr
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ┬ę2001


Description 1 online resource (415 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ancient collections and menageries / Vernon N. Kisling, Jr. -- Zoological gardens of Great Britain / Clinton H. Keeling -- Zoological gardens of western Europe / Harro Strehlow -- Zoological gardens of central-eastern Europe and Russia / Leszek Solski -- Zoological gardens of the United States / Vernon N. Kisling, Jr. -- Zoological gardens of Australia / Catherine de Courcy -- Zoological gardens of Asia / Sally Walker -- Zoological gardens of India / Sally Walker -- Zoological gardens of Japan / Ken Kawata -- Zoological gardens of Africa / Wilhelmus Labuschagne, Sally Walker -- Zoological gardens of South America / James F. Ellis Jr., Georgeann A. Ellis
Summary Zoo and Aquarium History is the first comprehensive global history of zoos and aquariums, beginning with the first animal collections in Mesopotamia, Egypt and China. Subsequent collections are reviewed through today's modern zoological gardens. Sidebars provide supplementary information on personalities, events, and wildlife conservation issues, while chapter bibliographies provide important references to regional zoo and aquarium history. A complete chronological listing of the world's zoos and aquariums is included in the appendix
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Zoos -- History
Menageries -- History
Public aquariums -- History
NATURE -- Animals -- General.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife.
Public aquariums.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Kisling, Vernon N
LC no. 00030362
ISBN 9781420039245