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The cry of nature : art and the making of animal rights

The cry of nature : art and the making of animal rights

Author: Stephen F Eisenman
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The cry of nature' reveals how humans engaged in the struggle for animal emancipation and examines for the first time the role of visual art in the growth of animal rights. Embracing the lessons of Montaigne, Rousseau, and many others, they proposed that humans and animals have a shared evolutionary heritage of sentience, intelligence and empathy, and deserve equal access to the domain of moral rights. From the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen F Eisenman
ISBN: 9781780231952 1780231954
OCLC Number: 876147764
Description: 1 vol. (309 p.) : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: One: What is an Animal? --
Two: Animals into Meat --
Three: The Cry of Nature --
Four: Counter-revolution --
Five: Primal Scenes --
Conclusion: Art and Animals Right Now.
Responsibility: Stephen F. Eisenman.


The Cry of Nature documents and explores the making of animal rights over the course of 300 years. Engaging the fields of biology, ethnology, anthropology, economics, philosophy and art history, it  Read more...


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