Get 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 through the nice melancholy, because of federal courses that enabled neighborhood governments to construct new zoological parks, whole complete ones, and transform outmoded amenities. This old textual content examines neighborhood leaders’ winning advocacy for zoo building within the context of poverty and common anguish, arguing that they supplied employment, encouraged tourism, and democratized rest. Of specific curiosity is the increase of the zoo specialist, which prepared the ground for technology 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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