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The Most Defiant Devil
The Most Defiant Devil

The Most Defiant Devil

William Temple Hornaday and His Controversial Crusade to Save American Wildlife
Gregory J. Dehler
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262 pages
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English
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The Most Defiant Devil

William Temple Hornaday and His Controversial Crusade to Save American Wildlife
Gregory J. Dehler
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This is the first full-length biography of the Progressive Era conservationist, taxidermist, and eugenecist William Temple Hornaday. Hornaday founded the Bronx Zoo, discovered the American crocodile, and dedicated himself to the preservation of the American bison; but also notoriously installed the Congolese pygmy Ota Benga in an exhibition of monkeys and apes.Associated Press

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Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Year
2013
ISBN
9780813934341
Topic
History
Subtopic
Science History

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