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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book advances current literature on the role and place of animals in sport and society. It explores different forms of sporting spaces, examines how figures of animals have been used to racialize the human athlete, and encourages the reader to think critically about animal ethics, animals in space, time and place, and the human-animal relationship.... 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... 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...

  • Mensch und Schwanby Brage Bei der Wieden

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.42

    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...

  • Rescue Meby Melissa Wareham

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.78

    Melissa Wareham always wanted to work with dogs. After failing her biology O-level she realised she'd have to start at the bottom, cleaning out kennels at Battersea Dogs Home. From frail old men looking for a four-legged companion to famous folk who've lost their favourite hound, it seemed that at some point everyone passes through Battersea's... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • 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...