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Author Robbins, Louise E.

Title Elephant slaves and pampered parrots : exotic animals in eighteenth-century Paris / Louise E. Robbins
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 349 pages) : illustrations
Series Animals, history, culture
Animals, history, culture.
Contents Introduction -- Live cargo -- Royal menagerie -- Fairs and fights -- Oiseleurs' guild -- Pampered parrots -- Animals in print -- Elephant slaves -- Vive la Liberté -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-336) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Exotic animals -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Human-animal relationships -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Wild animals as pets -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001000243
ISBN 0801867533 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
080187677X (electronic bk.)
9780801867538 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780801876776 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Elephant slaves & pampered parrots