As one of the world's most popular cultural activities, wild animal
collections have been attracting visitors for 5,000 years. Under
the direction of Vernon N. Kisling, an expert in zoo history, an
international team of authors has compiled the first comprehensive,
global history of animal collections, menageries, zoos, and
aquariums. Zoo and Aquarium History: Ancient Animal Collections to
Zoological Gardens documents the continuum of efforts in... more...