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The Resource Mr. Hornaday's war : how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world, Stefan Bechtel

Mr. Hornaday's war : how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world, Stefan Bechtel

Label
Mr. Hornaday's war : how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world
Title
Mr. Hornaday's war
Title remainder
how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Stefan Bechtel
Title variation
Mister Hornaday's war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the life of the conservationist, who spent his life protecting wildlife as a taxidermist and museum collector; as the founder and first director of the National Zoo; as director of the Bronx Zoo; and as an author
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 590.92
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
QL31.H67
LC item number
B43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mr. Hornaday's war : how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world, Stefan Bechtel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: The Fear -- pt. 1. The Awakening -- His Name Was Dauntless -- A Melancholy Insanity -- The Second Civil War -- Souvenir of a Lost World -- The Last Buffalo Hunt -- A Mysterious Stranger -- A Nobility beyond All Compare -- pt. 2. The Heedless Hunter -- Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa -- Yearning, too much, for Fame -- The Empress Josephine -- Man-Eaters of the Anaimlai Hills -- Darwin's Firestorm -- "A Thief in the Night" -- A Dream Deferred -- Scandal at the Zoo -- pt. 3. Wildlife Warrior -- The Dark Shadow -- Empire of the Buffalo -- Our Vanishing Wildlife -- Two Hundred Years of War -- Epilogue: His Indomitable Persistence
Control code
ocn753624790
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780807006351
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011048450
System control number
(OCoLC)753624790
Label
Mr. Hornaday's war : how a peculiar Victorian zookeeper waged a lonely crusade for wildlife that changed the world, Stefan Bechtel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: The Fear -- pt. 1. The Awakening -- His Name Was Dauntless -- A Melancholy Insanity -- The Second Civil War -- Souvenir of a Lost World -- The Last Buffalo Hunt -- A Mysterious Stranger -- A Nobility beyond All Compare -- pt. 2. The Heedless Hunter -- Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa -- Yearning, too much, for Fame -- The Empress Josephine -- Man-Eaters of the Anaimlai Hills -- Darwin's Firestorm -- "A Thief in the Night" -- A Dream Deferred -- Scandal at the Zoo -- pt. 3. Wildlife Warrior -- The Dark Shadow -- Empire of the Buffalo -- Our Vanishing Wildlife -- Two Hundred Years of War -- Epilogue: His Indomitable Persistence
Control code
ocn753624790
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780807006351
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011048450
System control number
(OCoLC)753624790

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