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Reordering the natural world : humans and animals in the city

Author: Annabelle Sabloff
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©2001.
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"Reordering the Natural World is a account of the many and varied ways in which animals and humans interact in the urban context. In looking at these interactions, Annabelle Sabloff argues that the everyday practices of contemporary capitalist society contribute to our alienation from the rest of nature. At the same time, however, she reveals the often disguised affinities and sense of connection that urban  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sabloff, Annabelle, 1944-
Reordering the natural world.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001269539
(OCoLC)44751667
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annabelle Sabloff
ISBN: 9781442679221 1442679220 1282033751 9781282033757
OCLC Number: 288106886
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 252 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: The Pasture in the Metropolis --
Introduction: Nature and the City --
Constructing the Natural Order --
Nature as a Cultural System --
Anthropology and the Natural World --
Human-Animal Relations in the City --
Reproducing the Natural Order: The Domestic Domain --
Manufacturing the Natural Order: The Factory Domain --
Reordering the Natural World: The Civic Domain and the Invention of History --
Naming the Other in Western Culture --
Missing Metaphors --
Anthropology as Natural History --
Epilogue: A Dream in a City Park.
Responsibility: Annabelle Sabloff.
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Sabloff argues that the everyday practices of contemporary capitalist society reinforce our alienation from the rest of nature and reflects on how anthropology has contributed to the prevailing  Read more...

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