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When elephants weep : the emotional lives of animals

Author: J Moussaieff Masson; Susan McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Delta, [1996], ©1995.
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Offers evidence of emotions throughout the animal kingdom and evaluates humans' treatment of animals--from hunting to eating them--in light of this discovery.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Moussaieff Masson; Susan McCarthy
ISBN: 0385314280 : 9780385314282
OCLC Number: 34779390
Notes: Reprint. Originally published by Delacorte Press.
Description: xxiii, 291 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Searching the heart of the order --
In defense of emotions --
Unfeeling brutes --
Fear, hope, and the terrors of dreams --
Love and friendship --
Grief, sadness, and the bones of elephants --
A capacity for joy --
Rage, dominance, and cruelty in peace and war --
Compassion, rescue, and the altruism debate --
Shame, blushing, and hidden secrets --
Beauty, the bears, and the setting sun --
The religious impulse, justice, and the inexpressible --
Sharing the world with feeling creatures.
Other Titles: Emotional lives of animals
Responsibility: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson and Susan McCarthy.

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Offers evidence of emotions throughout the animal kingdom and evaluates humans' treatment of animals--from hunting to eating them--in light of this discovery.

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