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By Jesse C. Donahue,Erik K. Trump

ISBN-10: 0786449632

ISBN-13: 9780786449637

American zoos flourished in the course of the nice melancholy, due to federal courses that enabled neighborhood governments to construct new zoological parks, entire accomplished ones, and rework outmoded amenities. This historic textual content examines group leaders’ profitable advocacy for zoo development within the context of poverty and common discomfort, arguing that they supplied employment, influenced tourism, and democratized relaxation. Of specific curiosity is the increase of the zoo expert, which cleared the path 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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