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Awe for the tiger, love for the lamb : a chronicle of sensibility to animals

Author: Rod Preece
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Respect for animals has always been a part of human consciousness. Poets, thinkers, philosophers, scientists and statesmen have long celebrated our compassion towards Earth's other beasts. This book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Preece
ISBN: 0415943639 9780415943635 9780203491805 0203491807
OCLC Number: 51914428
Description: 415 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Animals in Myth and Religion 2. The Classical World 3. The Dark Ages 4. The Renaissance 5. The Enlightenment 6. The Utilitarian and Romantic Age 7. The Legislative Era 8. The Darwinian Age Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Rod Preece.

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"This intelligently edited, deeply researched anthology presents a wealth of writing, from antiquity to the beginning of the twentieth century, on compassion toward animals."-"Atlantic Montly

 
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