Jesse C. Donahue,Erik K. Trump's American Zoos During the Depression: A New Deal for Animals PDF

By Jesse C. Donahue,Erik K. Trump

ISBN-10: 0786449632

ISBN-13: 9780786449637

American zoos flourished throughout the nice melancholy, due to federal courses that enabled neighborhood governments to construct new zoological parks, whole complete ones, and transform superseded amenities. This historic textual content examines group leaders’ winning advocacy for zoo building within the context of poverty and common soreness, arguing that they supplied employment, prompted tourism, and democratized rest. 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 effect on zoos and animal welfare and the legacy of its courses in zoos today.

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