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  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living legend. Big, strong, beautiful, and fierce, their ancestors were the mounts of the famous lawmen, hardy cowboys, and notorious outlaws who... more...

  • My Gentle Barnby Ellie Laks

    Crown Publishing Group 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...

  • Sport, Animals, and Societyby James Gillett; Michelle Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    In critical sport studies, the place of animals has been a relatively minor field of inquiry. Much of this research has addressed animals with regard to gambling, via studies of horse racing. Increasingly, however, "riding the animal studies wave," sport studies researchers are looking more extensively at interspecies relations and taking up topics... more...

  • The Cry of Natureby Stephen F. Eisenman

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00

     The eighteenth century saw the rise of new and more sympathetic understanding of animals as philosophy, literature, and art argued that animals could feel and therefore possess inalienable rights. This idea gave birth to a diverse movement that affects how we understand our relationship to the natural world. The Cry of Nature details a crucial... more...

  • Disziplinierte Tiere?by Reingard Spannring; Karin Schachinger; Gabriela Kompatscher-Gufler; Alejandro Boucabeille

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Until now, nonhuman animals have been rarely taken into consideration in the humanities and social sciences owing to prevalent anthropocentrism, the radical rejection of any anthropomorphism, and also biological essentialism. The relational patterns between nonhuman animals and humans are historically, culturally, and society-internally very heterogeneous,... more...

  • The Modern Savageby James McWilliams

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Just Food  author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks... more...

  • Lexikon der Mensch/Tier-Beziehungenby Klaus Petrus; Arianna Ferrari

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Unsere Beziehung zu den »anderen« Tieren gewinnt nicht bloß mehr und mehr an gesellschaftlicher Bedeutung, sie ist auch für die Wissenschaften wieder zum Thema geworden. Mit diesem Band widmet sich zum ersten Mal ein Lexikon umfassend der Mensch/Tier-Beziehung. Im Gegensatz zu traditionellen Einführungen in die Tierethik beschränkt sich das groß angelegte... more...

  • Committedby Dan Mathews

    Atria Books 2007; US$ 17.99

    Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals. This irresistibly entertaining book recounts the random incidents and soul-searching that inspired a reluctant party boy to devote his... more...

  • When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceilingby Andrea Dawn Lopez

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 17.56

    The paths of humans and wildlife cross all the time, and it is the aim of this handbook to make sure those paths cross as peacefully as possible. Andrea Dawn Lopez tackles a wide range of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. more...

  • Farm Sanctuaryby Gene Baur

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 16.00

    Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens as friendly creatures who live happily within the confines of a peaceful family farm, arriving... more...