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Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots Exotic Animals in Eighteenth Century Paris Animals History Culture

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Louise. In 1775
a visitor to 
visitor to Spinacuta's Grande Ménagerie at the annual winter fair in Paris would have seen two tigers several kinds of monkeys an armadillo an ocelot and a condor in all forty two live animals In Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots Louise Robbins Explains That Louise Robbins explains that animals from around the world were common in eighteenth century Paris In the streets of the city esidents and visitors could observe performing elephants and a the streets of the city esidents and visitors could observe performing elephants and a polar bear Those looking for unusual pets could purchase parrots flying suirrels and capuchin monkeys Robbin. He oyal menagerie at Versailles displayed lions cranes an elephant a hinoceros and a
zebra which in 
which in
Versailles displayed lions cranes an elephant a hinoceros and a zebra which in 1760 a major court attractionFor Enlightenment era Parisians exotic animals both piued scientific curiosity and conveyed social status Their availability was a boon for naturalists like Buffon author of the best selling boon for naturalists like Buffon author of the best selling naturelle who observed unusual species in a variety of locations around the city Louis XVI saw his menagerie as a manifestation of his power and funded its upkeep accordingly while critics used the caged animals as metaphor. ,
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S MS 86. S of slavery and political oppression amidst the growing political turmoil In her engaging and often surprising account Robbins considers nearly every aspect of France's obsession with exotic fauna from the vast literature on exotic animals and the inner workings of the oiseleurs' birdsellers' guild to how the animals were transported exotic animals and the inner workings of the oiseleurs' birdsellers' guild to how the animals were transported and cared for Based on wide anging and imaginative research Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots stands as a major contribution to the history of Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots stands as a major contribution to the history OF ANIMAL RELATIONS EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CULTURE AND FRENCH COLONIALI. animal Schätze Aus Dem Musée Picasso, Paris relations eighteenth century culture and French coloniali.

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