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Centering animals in Latin American history

Author: Martha Few; Zeb Tortorici
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays examining Latin American cultural history through a focus on animals and their vital but often ignored roles in colonization and nation-building.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Centering animals in Latin American history.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012048664
(OCoLC)813925568
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Few; Zeb Tortorici
ISBN: 9780822397595 0822397595
OCLC Number: 846465549
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Writing animal histories / Zeb Tortorici and Martha Few --
The year the people turned into cattle : the end of the world in New Spain, 1558 / León García Garagarza --
Killing locusts in colonial Guatemala / Martha Few --
"In the name of the father and the mother of all dogs" : canine baptisms, weddings, and funerals in Bourbon Mexico / Zeb Tortorici --
From natural history to popular remedy : animals and their medicinal applications among the Kallawaya in colonial Peru / Adam Warren --
Pest to vector : disease, public health, and the challenges of state-building in Yucatán, Mexico, 1833-1922 / Heather McCrea --
Notes on medicine, culture, and the history of imported monkeys in Puerto Rico / Neel Ahuja --
Animal labor and protection in Cuba : changes in relationships with animals in the nineteenth century / Reinaldo Funes Monzote --
On edge : fur seals and hunters along the Patagonian littoral, 1860-1930 / John Soluri --
Birds and scientists in Brazil : in search of protection, 1894-1938 / Regina Horta Duarte --
Trujillo, the goat : of beasts, men and politics in the Dominican Republic / Lauren Derby --
Conclusion: loving, being, and killing animals : an afterword on "centering animals" / Neil L. Whitehead.
Responsibility: Martha Few and Zeb Tortorici, editors ; foreword by Erica Fudge.

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