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Beastly possessions

Author: Sarah Amato
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Beastly Possessions, Sarah Amato chronicles the unusual ways in which Victorians of every social class brought animals into their daily lives.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Amato
ISBN: 9781442648746 1442648740
OCLC Number: 933048637
Notes: Introduction. 1. The Social Lives of Pets. 2. Sexy Beasts, Fallen Felines, and Pampered Pomeranians. 3. In the Zoo: Civilizing Animals and Displaying People. 4. The White Elephant in London: On Trickery, Racism, and Advertising. 5. Dead Things: The Afterlives of Animals
Description: x, 306 s. : ill.
Contents: Introduction 1. The Social Lives of Pets 2. Sexy Beasts, Fallen Felines, and Pampered Pomeranians 3. In the Zoo: Civilizing Animals and Displaying People 4. The White Elephant in London: On Trickery, Racism, and Advertising 5. Dead Things: The Afterlives of Animals

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'This book is a great read and offers much insight to readers who want to know more about the connections between human and animal world.' -- Jane Hamlett * Journal of Modern History vol 89:03:2017 *

 
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