Table of contents for The Medici giraffe : and other tales of exotic animals and power / Marina Belozerskaya.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS							FM6
INTRODUCTION								7
ELEPHANTS FOR A KINGDOM						12
CONTROLLING NATURE IN THE ROMAN ARENA			63
HOW A GIRAFFE TURNED A MERCHANT INTO A PRINCE		105
HUMAN ANIMALS IN THE NEW WORLD AND THE OLD		153
RUDOLF II¿S EMPIRE OF KNOWLEDGE					208
THE BLACK SWANS OF MALMAISON					265
BEYOND PRIVATE DELIGHT						344
EPILOGUE									428
SOURCES									439
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS							451

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wild animals as pets -- History.
Wild animal collecting -- History.
Exotic animals -- History.
Human-animal relationships -- History.
Diplomatic gifts -- History.