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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
Title variation
Life of Ota Benga
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Describes the cruelty and prevalent racial prejudice in early-twentieth-century America that resulted in a Congolese man being featured in an exhibit in the 1904 World's Fair and then displayed in the Monkey House of a New York zoo,"--Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Newkirk, Pamela
Dewey number
  • 967.51/02/092
  • 791.08996
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT650.4.B46
LC item number
N49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benga, Ota
  • Pygmies
  • Pygmies
  • Pygmies
  • Human zoos
  • United States
  • Benga, Ota
  • Human zoos
  • Manners and customs
  • Pygmies
  • Pygmies
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • United States
Label
Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297)
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 ; Homegoing -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn890435450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062201003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)890435450
Label
Spectacle : the astonishing life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297)
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 ; Homegoing -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn890435450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 297 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062201003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)890435450

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