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Beastly natures : animals, humans, and the study of history /

Author: Dorothee Brantz
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
Edition/Format: Book Book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothee Brantz
ISBN: 9780813929477 0813929474 9780813929958 0813929954
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 765489899
Description: 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Does "the animal" exist? Toward a theory of social life with animals / Susan J. Pearson and Mary Weismantel -- Touching animals : the search for a deeper understanding of animals / Nigel Rothfels -- Wolves in sheep's (and others') clothing / Garry Marvin -- Darwin in the monkey cage : the zoological garden as a medium of evolutionary theory / Oliver Hochadel -- Why the rhinoceros doesn't talk : the cultural life of a wild animal in America / Kelly Enright -- The alligator's allure : changing perceptions of a charismatic carnivore / Mark V. Barrow Jr. -- Nature bridled : the treatment and training of horses in early modern England / Peter Edwards -- The public and private lives of "first dogs" : Warren G. Harding's Laddie Boy and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fala / Helena Pycior -- The legacy of Laika : celebrity, sacrifice, and the Soviet space dogs / Amy Nelson -- The horse in the nineteenth-century American city / Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr -- "Poor dumb brutes" or "friends in need"? Animals and river floods in modern Germany and the United States / Uwe Lübken -- Counting sheep in the English Lake District : rare breeds, local knowledge, and environmental history / Harriet Ritvo.
Responsibility: edited by Dorothee Brantz.


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