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Title: The afterlives of animals : a museum menagerie / edited by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011
 Science Library  QL793 .A38 2011    AVAILABLE
Table of Contents: Introduction : The dead ark / Samuel J.M.M. Alberti -- "The Queen's ass" : the cultural life of Queen Charlotte's zebra in Georgian Britain / Christopher Plumb -- Maharajah the elephant's journey : from nature to culture / Samuel J.M.M. Alberti -- Sir Roger the elephant / Richard Sutcliffe, Mike Rutherford, and Jeanne Robinson -- "Under my skin" : the biography of a Manchester mandrill / Sophie Everest -- Balto the dog / Rachel Poliquin -- The biogeographies of a hollow-eyed harrier / Merle Patchett, Kate Foster, and Hayden Lorimer -- Biological objects and "mascotism" : the life and times of Alfred the gorilla / Hannah Paddon -- Neurath's whale / Michelle Henning -- The afterlife of Chi-Chi / Henry Nicholls -- The Thames whale : the difficult birth of a celebrity specimen / Richard C. Sabin -- Enlivened through memory : hunters and hunting trophies / Garry Marvin -- An afterword on afterlife / Geoffrey N. Swinney
Note(s): Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: vi, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Subject(s): Famous animals -- Biography
Famous animals -- Collection and preservation
Natural history museums -- Exhibitions
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation
Animals -- Biography
Taxidermy -- Anecdotes
Animals and civilization
Other Author(s): Alberti, Samuel J. M. M
ISBN: 9780813931678 (cloth : alk. paper)
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9780813932088 (ebook)
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