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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.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Subject National Zoological Park (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Zoos -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Menageries -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Alt Name Hoage, R. J.
Deiss, William A.
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Description xv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note "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 Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-189) and index.
Contents 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 Tales 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.
ISBN 0801851106 (hc : alk. paper)
9780801851100 (hc : alk. paper)
0801853737 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801853739 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 32821216
Additional Format Online version: New worlds, new animals. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 (OCoLC)604946673
Online version: New worlds, new animals. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 (OCoLC)608726074

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