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- BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00
Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00
The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs to anxieties over social status reflected through breed... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99
?If the animals knew about this book they would, without doubt, confer on Wayne Pacelle, their highest honor.? ?Jane Goodall ? The Bond is the best overall book on animals I have ever read. Brilliant and moving.? ?John Mackey, CEO and Co-founder of Whole Foods Market ? The Bond is at once heart-breaking and heart-warming. No animal escapes Wayne... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Considering Animals draws on the expertise of scholars trained in the biological sciences, humanities, and social sciences to investigate the complex and contradictory relationships humans have with nonhuman animals. Taking their cue from the specific 'animal moments' that punctuate these interactions, the essays engage with contemporary issues and... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 23.99
The engaging story of how an unlikely group of extraordinary people laid the foundation for the legal protection of animals In eighteenth-century England?where cockfighting and bullbaiting drew large crowds, and the abuse of animals was routine?the idea of animal protection was dismissed as laughably radical. But as pets became more common, human... more...
- Algonquin Books 1998; US$ 17.95
The puppy was dying when James Mahoney found her. Molly was not the first dying animal the research veterinarian had seen. But Molly's struggle sent him barreling over rough Jamaican mountains in a borrowed car, searching for the equipment he'd need to save her. More than a story about a dog, this is the story of a rescued man. He asks himself questions:... more...
- Touchstone 2008; Not Available
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Jonathan Safran Foer meets Jeffrey Moussaieff Mason in a poignant, provocative memoir of survival, compassion, and awakening to the reality of our food system. Jenny Brown was just ten years old when she lost a leg to bone cancer. Throughout the ordeal, her constant companion was a cat named Boogie. Years later, she would make the connection between... more...