Download PDF by Jesse C. Donahue,Erik K. Trump: 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 through the nice melancholy, due to federal courses that enabled neighborhood governments to construct new zoological parks, whole complete ones, and rework outmoded amenities. This ancient textual content examines neighborhood leaders’ winning advocacy for zoo building within the context of poverty and frequent discomfort, arguing that they supplied employment, influenced 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 recent Deal’s profound impression on zoos and animal welfare and the legacy of its courses in zoos today.

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