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Author Hanson, Elizabeth, 1962-

Title Animal attractions : nature on display in American zoos / Elizabeth Hanson.

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2002]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  QL76.5.U6 H36 2002    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  590.73 HAN    AVAILABLE
Description x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-232) and index.
Contents Animals in the landscape -- Who belongs in the zoo? -- The wild animal trade -- Zoo expeditions -- Natural settings -- Zoos old and new.
Summary Since the first zoological park opened in the United States in Philadelphia in 1874, zoos have promised their visitors a journey into the natural world. And for more than a century they have been popular places for education and recreation: every year more than 130 million Americans go to zoos to look at the animals and enjoy a day outdoors.
Subject Zoos -- United States -- History.
Jardins zoologiques -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
ISBN 0691059926 alkaline paper

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