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The others : how animals made us human

Author: Paul Shepard
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1996.
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The Others is a fascinating and wide-ranging examination of how diverse cultures have thought about, reacted to, and interacted with animals. Author Paul Shepard argues that humans evolved while watching other animal species, participating in their world, suffering them as parasites, wearing their feathers and skins, and making tools of their bones and antlers. For millennia, we have communicated their significance  Read more...
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Shepard, Paul, 1925-1996.
Others.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)899697913
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shepard
ISBN: 1559634332 9781559634335 9781559634342 1559634340
OCLC Number: 32854342
Notes: "A Shearwater book"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Animal Fare --
Cognition --
Identity --
Change --
The Cosmos Counterplayers.
Responsibility: Paul Shepard.
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A wide-ranging examination of how diverse cultures have thought about, reacted to, and interacted with animals. It explores the idea that the human species cannot be fully itself without these  Read more...

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