Taxidermic Signs

Taxidermic Signs

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Taxidermy has been traced back over four centuries to imperial Europe. This text decodes the practice of taxidermy as it was performed in North America from the late 19th century onwards, revealing its connection to ecological and racial discourses integral to the maintenance of colonial powerAt the center of the first floor is the focal point for this scene: a large diorama of preserved mountain goats posed in their ... Directly on top of the case is a second exhibit of taxidermic animals, including a deer and its fawn, a grizzly bear, anbsp;...

Title:Taxidermic Signs
Author:Pauline Wakeham
Publisher:U of Minnesota Press - 2008


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