Hedgehog. (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Hugh Warwick
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Series: RB-Animal.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Romans who viewed the hedgehog as a weather prophet to modern gardeners who depend on the creature to keep gardens pest-free, the small, spiny animal has had a close connection with humans since the dawn of civilization. A creature of fascination, endearment, and cultural significance, it is one of the few wild animals that people can approach without the fear of attack or it running away. Exploring how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Warwick, Hugh.
London : Reaktion Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Warwick
ISBN: 9781780233154 1780233159 1306838908 9781306838900
OCLC Number: 880531354
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: Cover; Hedgehog; Imprint Page; Contents; 1. What is a Hedgehog?; 2. Hedgehog Names and Folklore; 3. Historical Hedgehogs; 4. Literary Hedgehogs; 5. Philosophical Hedgehogs; 6. Artistic Hedgehogs; 7. Commercial Hedgehogs; 8. Domestic Hedgehogs; 9. Helping Hedgehogs; Timeline; References; Select Bibliography; Associations and Websites; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index.
Series Title: RB-Animal.


Hedgehog demonstrates that there is much to admire about this beautiful, and now threatened, icon of wildlife.  Read more...


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