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  • Animals and the Human Imaginationby Aaron S. Gross; Anne Vallely

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals? significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, and American theorist Donna... more...

  • Anthropocentrismby Rob Boddice

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This collection explores assumptions behind the label ?anthropocentrism?, critically enquiring into the meaning of ?human?. It addresses epistemological and ontological problems in charges of anthropocentrism, questioning the inherent anthropocentrism of all human perspectives, while seeking ?other? views that trump anthropocentrism. more...

  • Dog Yearsby Mark Doty

    Random House 2011; US$ 23.98

    Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care, to join Arden, the black retriever. As Beau bounds back to life, the two dogs become Mark Doty's companions, his solace,... more...

  • Hogarth?s Art of Animal Crueltyby Piers Beirne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyses the animal images used in William Hogarth's art, demonstrating how animals were variously depicted as hybrids, edibles, companions, emblems of satire and objects of cruelty. Beirne offers an important assessment of how Hogarth's various audiences reacted to his gruesome images and ultimately what was meant by 'cruelty'. more...

  • The Humane Economyby Wayne Pacelle

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 21.99

    A major new exploration of the economics of animal exploitation and a practical roadmap for how we can use the marketplace to promote the welfare of all living creatures, from the renowned animal-rights advocate Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States and New York Times bestselling author of The Bond. In the mid-nineteenth... more...

  • Inside the Monkey Cageby Lindsay Wolf

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    This shocking exposé is a compelling account of one investigator's experiences while working undercover at a primate research facility. Commissioned as an investigator by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the author exposes how the animals--specifically, rhesus macaques--are often mistreated for wasteful, even pointless research,... more...

  • The Last Great Apeby Ofir Drori; David McDannald

    Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 24.99

    An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself into a warrior on the frontline to protect it.   Staging heart-pounding, espionage-style raids, Ofir Drori and his organization, The Last Great Ape (LAGA), have put countless poachers and traffickers of endangered species behind... more...

  • Lost and Foundby Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.78

    In the heart-warming Lost and Found , discover tales from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home that celebrate the power of animals to transform people's lives. We hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer. We meet the couple who... more...

  • Mensch und Schwanby Brage Bei der Wieden

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Tiere sind Objekte der menschlichen Umwelt. Sie werden wahrgenommen und wirken auf die Menschen und ihre Handlungen ein. Am Beispiel von Schwänen - auffälligen, aber nicht domestizierten Vögeln - untersucht Brage Bei der Wieden die Kontakte zwischen Mensch und Tier und geht den durch sie angeregten Vorstellungen und von realen Wahrnehmungen mitunter... more...

  • My Gentle Barnby Ellie Laks

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2014; US$ 25.00

    ? My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.? ?Sy Montgomery, The Good Good Pig Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens, horses, pigs, cows, rabbits, emus,... more...