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Representing Animals


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Nigel RothfelsI. Animals in History
1. A Left-Handed Blow: Writing the History of Animals
Erica Fudge
2. Animals and Ideology: The Politics of Animal Protection in Europe
Kathleen Kete
3. Dog Years, Human Fears
Teresa Mangum
4. The Moral Ecology of Wildlife
Andrew IsenbergII. The Animal Object
5. What Does Becoming-Animal Look Like?
Steve Baker
6. Watching Eyes, Seeing Dreams, Knowing Lives
Marcus Bullock
7. . . . From Wild Technology to Electric Animal
Akira Mizuta LippitIII. Cultures of Animals
8. Unspeakability, Inedibility, and the Structures of Pursuit in the English Foxhunt
Garry Marvin
9. Displaying Death, Animating Life: Changing Fictions of "Liveness" from Taxidermy to Animatronics
Jane Desmond
10. Bitches from Brazil: Cloning and Owning Dogs through the Missyplicity Project
Susan McHugh
11. Immersed with Animals
Nigel RothfelsContributors

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How humans perceive and understand animals.

About the Author

Nigel Rothfels is an independent scholar and Director of the Edison Initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of Savages and Beasts: The Birth of the Modern Zoo (2002), and is currently writing a cultural history of the elephant.


"...I recommend Representing Animals to scholars and others interested in how cultural representations of animals have influenced society and impacted actual animals... the book's cohesive message that the problems of nonhuman animals are very much our problems as well should be counted as a strength and a message that all parties might break bread over." -net

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