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Creator:
Grigson, Caroline, 1935- author.
Title(s):

Menagerie : the history of exotic animals in England, 1100-1837 / Caroline Grigson.

Edition:
First edition.
Published/Created:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
©2016
Physical Description:
xvi, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
QL73.G7 G75 2016 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-318) and indexes.
The story of the panoply of exotic animals that were brought into Britain from time immemorial until the foundation of the London Zoo and beyond - a tale replete with the extravagant, the eccentric, and, on occasion, the downright bizarre.
Subject Terms:
Animals, Exotic.
Captive wild animals -- England -- History.
England.
Exotic animals -- England -- History.
Menageries -- England -- History.
Menageries.
Wild animal collecting -- England -- History.
Form/Genre:
History.
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  • Foreword / by Juliet Clutton-Brock
  • The Normans to the Tudors
  • The Stuarts, 1603-1688
  • William and Mary to George II, 1688-c.1760
  • George III, c.1760-1811
  • George IV as Regent and King, c.1811-1830
  • William IV, c.1830-1837
  • Conclusions.