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The Resource The Nature of The Beasts : Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo, Ian Jared Miller ; foreword by Harriet Ritvo

The Nature of The Beasts : Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo, Ian Jared Miller ; foreword by Harriet Ritvo

Label
The Nature of The Beasts : Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo
Title
The Nature of The Beasts
Title remainder
Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo
Statement of responsibility
Ian Jared Miller ; foreword by Harriet Ritvo
Title variation
Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is widely known that such Western institutions as the museum, the university, and the penitentiary shaped Japan's emergence as a modern nation-state. Less commonly recognized is the role played by the distinctly hybrid institution-at once museum, laboratory, and prison-of the zoological garden. In this eye-opening study of Japan's first modern zoo, Tokyo's Ueno Imperial Zoological Gardens, opened in 1882, Ian Jared Miller offers a refreshingly unconventional narrative of Japan's rapid modernization and changing relationship with the natural world. As the first zoological garden in the wo
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IDEBK
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1970-
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Miller, Ian Jared
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Asia: local studies/global themes
Series volume
27
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  • Ueno Dōbutsuen (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Ueno Dōbutsuen (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Zoos
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Nature and civilization
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Nature and civilization
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Zoos
  • Japan
Label
The Nature of The Beasts : Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo, Ian Jared Miller ; foreword by Harriet Ritvo
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-322) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Japan’s ecological modernity -- Japan’s animal kingdom : the origins of ecological modernity and the birth of the zoo -- The dreamlife of imperialism : commerce, conquest, and the naturalization of ecological modernity -- Military animals : the zoological gardens and the culture of total war -- The great zoo massacre -- The children’s zoo : elephant ambassadors and other creatures of the Allied occupation -- Pandas in the Anthropocene : Japan’s "panda boom" and the limits of ecological modernity -- Epilogue : the sorrows of ecological modernity
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ocn851157936
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 322 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299677388
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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illustrations
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22573/ctt3324md
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851157936
Label
The Nature of The Beasts : Empire and Exhibition At The Tokyo Imperial Zoo, Ian Jared Miller ; foreword by Harriet Ritvo
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Japan’s ecological modernity -- Japan’s animal kingdom : the origins of ecological modernity and the birth of the zoo -- The dreamlife of imperialism : commerce, conquest, and the naturalization of ecological modernity -- Military animals : the zoological gardens and the culture of total war -- The great zoo massacre -- The children’s zoo : elephant ambassadors and other creatures of the Allied occupation -- Pandas in the Anthropocene : Japan’s "panda boom" and the limits of ecological modernity -- Epilogue : the sorrows of ecological modernity
Control code
ocn851157936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299677388
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3324md
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851157936

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