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Author Hamera, Judith.
Title Parlor ponds [electronic resource] : the cultural work of the American home aquarium, 1850-1970 / Judith Hamera.
Publication Info. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description ix, 268 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject 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.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780472071661 (cloth alk. paper)
9780472051663 (paper alk. paper)
9780472028108 (e-book)
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