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Animals in human histories : the mirror of nature and culture

Author: Mary J Henninger-Voss
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press ; Woodbridge, Suffolk : Boydell & Brewer, ©2002.
Series: Studies in comparative history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the various ways animals and their relations to humans have been depicted throughout the ages.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary J Henninger-Voss
ISBN: 1580461212 9781580461214
OCLC Number: 49901766
Description: xxi, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Mary J. Henninger-Voss --
Pt. 1. Animal Economies/Human Societies: Food Systems. 1. Carp, Cods, Connections: New Fisheries in the Medieval European Economy and Environment / Richard C. Hoffmann. 2. Cattle-Grazing in the Southeastern United States, 1670-1949: An Economic and Social Adaptation / John Solomon Otto. 3. Beef in a Box: Killing Cattle on the High Plains / Ken C. Erickson --
Pt. 2. On The Borderlands of Expansion and Empire: The Hunt. 4. The Wild and the Tamed: Indians, Euroamericans, and the Destruction of the Bison / Andrew C. Isenberg. 5. The Imperial Hunt in Colonial Kenya, c. 1880-1909 / Edward I. Steinhart. 6. Carching Animals / Nigel Rothfels --
Pt. 3. Animals Exhibited: The Zoo. 7. Constructing the Zoo: Science, Society, and Animal Nature at the Paris Menagerie, 1794-1838 / Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr. 8. Violent Health and the Moving Image: The London Zoo and Monkey Hill / Jonathan Burt --
Pt. 4. Good Breeding: Inside the Domestic Sphere. 9. The Sincerest Form of Flattery / Harriet Ritvo. 10. "The Eden of Home": Changing Understandings of Cruelty and Kindness to Animals in Middle-Class American Households, 1820-1900 / Katherine C. Grier. 11. A Comparative Study of Women's Activities in the Domestication of Animals / Jacqueline Milliet --
Pt. 5. Of Mice and Men: Models for the Laboratory. 12. The Multiple Meanings of Laboratory Animals: Standardizing Mice for American Cancer Research, 1910-1950 / Karen A. Rader. 13. A Rodent for Your Thoughts: The Social Construction of Animal Models / Kenneth J. Shapiro.
Series Title: Studies in comparative history.
Responsibility: edited by Mary J. Henninger-Voss.
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Excellent essays. . . a landmark volume. ANTHROZOOS

 
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