New PDF release: American Zoos During the Depression: A New Deal for Animals

By Jesse C. Donahue,Erik K. Trump

ISBN-10: 0786449632

ISBN-13: 9780786449637

American zoos flourished in the course of the nice melancholy, because of federal courses that enabled neighborhood governments to construct new zoological parks, entire accomplished ones, and transform superseded amenities. This ancient textual content examines group leaders’ profitable advocacy for zoo development within the context of poverty and common affliction, arguing that they supplied employment, encouraged tourism, and democratized relaxation. Of specific curiosity is the increase of the zoo specialist, which prepared the ground for technological know-how and conservation agendas. The textual content explores the hot Deal’s profound impression on zoos and animal welfare and the legacy of its courses in zoos today.

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