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Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἰ̑κιστής), whose achievements frequently...

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Zoos in Latin America

Regina Horta Duarte.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Caribbean History; Environmental History. 8419 words.

Modern zoos emerged as mass entertainment, spaces of public leisure and of culture. In the past, they served as monuments and expressions of the degree of “civilization” and progress of a...

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