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Early exploits in ornithological society

Henry A. McGhie

in Henry Dresser and Victorian Ornithology: Birds, Books and Business

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994136
eISBN:
9781526132307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994136.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how Henry established himself into natural history society in London. It explores his participation in the fortnightly meetings of the Zoological Society of London and ... More


The World as Zoo: Acclimatization in the Nineteenth Century

Harriet Ritvo

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Nineteenth-century zoos shared many of the goals of their twentieth-century successors. But in addition to displaying a range of exotic animal species, many of them, including the major metropolitan ... More


Knowing Endangered Species

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the practices and logics that have been asserted when cloned endangered animals are classified as equivalent to hybrids, thereby questioning the role of cloning in zoos. In ... More


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