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  • Best Friendsby Samantha Glen

    Kensington 2001; US$ 12.99

    " Sinjin the badly burned black cat. . .who survived to welcome others home Victor the abandoned Australian Shepherd mix. . . the capo among dogs Tyson and Tommy, two tiny black kittens. . .who had something to teach us all Discover Best Friends A Place Where Every Animal Is Safe. . .Loved. . .And Never, Ever Killed In the summer of... more...

  • Animals, Welfare and the Lawby Ian A. Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact evolving standards of animal protection and define... more...

  • Animal Property Rightsby John Hadley

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 37.99

    This book explores a theory of habitat rights for wild animals, positioning animal property rights within the existing institution of property and discussing the practical implications of giving property rights to animals. more...

  • Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britainby Ann C. Colley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What did the 13th Earl of Derby, his twenty-two-year-old niece, Manchester’s Belle Vue Zoo, and even some ordinary laborers all have in common? All were avid collectors and exhibitors of exotic, and frequently unruly, specimens. In her study of Britain’s craze for natural history collecting, Ann C. Colley makes extensive use of archival materials to... more...

  • Endangered Species: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Edward Weber

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 108.00

    In this thought-provoking work, author Edward P. Weber examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, the reference tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a... more...

  • Animal Citiesby Peter Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ’urban history’ flavour, the book follows a fourfold... more...

  • The Killer Whale Who Changed the Worldby Mark Leiren-Young

    Greystone Books 2016; US$ 24.95

    The fascinating and heartbreaking account of the first publicly exhibited captive killer whale a story that forever changed the way we see orcas and sparked the movement to save them Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed... more...

  • Animals Matterby Marc Bekoff; Jane Goodall

    Shambhala 2007; US$ 21.99

    Nonhuman animals have many of the same feelings we do. They get hurt, they suffer, they are happy, and they take care of each other. Marc Bekoff, a renowned biologist specializing in animal minds and emotions, guides readers from high school age up—including older adults who want a basic introduction to the topic—in looking at scientific research,... more...

  • A Plea for the Animalsby Matthieu Ricard

    Shambhala 2016; US$ 25.99

    Every cow just wants to be happy. Every chicken just wants to be free. Every bear, dog, or mouse experiences sorrow and feels pain as intensely as any of us humans do. In a compelling appeal to reason and human kindness, Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion... more...

  • Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotesby John Shivik

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.99

    A wildlife expert explores what science tells us about animals as unique individuals and why animal personality matters for the human-animal bond and for adaptation in nature. Why are some cats cuddly and others standoffish? Why are some dogs adventuresome, others homebodies? As any pet owner can attest, we feel that the animals we’ve formed bonds... more...