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The Resource Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk

Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk

Label
Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga
Title
Spectacle
Title remainder
the astonishing life of Ota Benga
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Newkirk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the cruelty and prevalent racial prejudice in early-20th-century America that resulted in a Congolese man from a pygmy tribe being featured in an exhibit in the 1904 World's Fair and then displayed in the Monkey House of the New York Zoological Gardens
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
E
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-297)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Preface -- Part I. Caged. Gardens of wonder ; The Bronx Zoo monkey house ; Crimes of the Congo ; Hornaday's folly ; Benga's brigade ; Fighting City Hall ; Benga speaks ; Backlash ; Nature's fury ; Deliverance -- Part II. Captured. Samuel Phillips Verner ; Luebo Mission ; Kondola, Kassongo, and Verner's African treasures ; The hunt ; Verner's prey ; The St. Louis World's Fair ; Congo field notes ; Leopold's lobby ; Benga's choice ; A museum most unnatural ; Fondless farewell -- Part III. Free. Weeksville refuge ; St. James ; Southern comfort ; Home ; Free ; Homecoming -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages, [8] pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780062201003
Isbn Type
;
Lccn
bl2015021832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits. facsimiles, photographs
System control number
  • sky274741167
  • (OCoLC)890435450
  • 900196
Label
Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-297)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Preface -- Part I. Caged. Gardens of wonder ; The Bronx Zoo monkey house ; Crimes of the Congo ; Hornaday's folly ; Benga's brigade ; Fighting City Hall ; Benga speaks ; Backlash ; Nature's fury ; Deliverance -- Part II. Captured. Samuel Phillips Verner ; Luebo Mission ; Kondola, Kassongo, and Verner's African treasures ; The hunt ; Verner's prey ; The St. Louis World's Fair ; Congo field notes ; Leopold's lobby ; Benga's choice ; A museum most unnatural ; Fondless farewell -- Part III. Free. Weeksville refuge ; St. James ; Southern comfort ; Home ; Free ; Homecoming -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages, [8] pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780062201003
Isbn Type
;
Lccn
bl2015021832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits. facsimiles, photographs
System control number
  • sky274741167
  • (OCoLC)890435450
  • 900196

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