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Parlor ponds [electronic resource] : the cultural work of the American home aquarium, 1850-1970 / Judith Hamera.

Author/Creator:
Hamera, Judith.
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (ix, 268 pages) : illustrations
Subjects:
Aquariums -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Aquariums -- United States -- History.
Aquariums -- United States -- Historiography.
Aquariums -- Great Britain -- Historiography.
Home -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Promiscuous Vision : The Visual Affinities of the Home Aquarium
Rural Rambles and Rustic Adornments : Early British Aquarium Writing
The Toy of the Day : American Aquarium Writing, 1850-1915
Toy Fish
The Domestic Aquarium
"Foreign in the Domestic Sense" : Tropical Fish and the Transnational Aquarium
Conclusion: Reefer Madness.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on information from the publisher.
Contributor:
Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
ISBN:
9780472071661 (cloth alk. paper)
9780472051663 (paper alk. paper)
9780472028108 (e-book)
Publisher Number:
10.3998/mpub.1070693
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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