Animals and War

Studies of Europe and North America

Edited by Ryan Hediger, Kent State University, Tuscarawas

Status: 
€90,00
$125.00
ISBN13: 
9789004236202
E-ISBN: 
9789004241749
Publication Date: 
November 2012
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 270 pp.
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ISSN: 
1573-4226
Volume: 
15

Nik Taylor, Flinders University and Lindsay Hamilton, Keele University

Animals at Work considers the ways in which humans make meaning from their interactions with non-humans in a range of organizations. This is done through ethnographic research in a range of workplaces, from farms and slaughter-houses to rescue shelters and veterinary practices.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004235823
Publication date: 
March 2013

Edited by Lynda Birke, University of Chester, U.K and Jo Hockenhull, University of Bristol, U.K.

Contributors to this book consider how researchers study human-animal relationships, focussing on the methodologies they use, and how these might give new insights into how humans relate to animal kind.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004231450
Publication date: 
August 2012

By Abel A. Alves

An overlooked area in the burgeoning field of animal studies is explored: the way nonhuman animals in the early modern Spanish empire were valued companions, as well as economic resources. Montaigne was not alone in his appreciation of animal life.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004193895
Publication date: 
July 2011

By Rob Boddice

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004187948
Publication date: 
July 2011

Edited by Nik Taylor and Tania Signal

Drawing on current trends in post-modernism and post-humanism this books offers a challenge to current ways of thinking, theorising and talking about animals and humanimal relations
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004202429
Publication date: 
April 2011

By John Knight,

This book is a detailed study of monkey parks in Japan. It describes how the parks manage free-ranging macaque troops for touristic display and examines the various problems that arise, as well as proposals for park reform.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004187931
Publication date: 
May 2011

By Carol Freeman

This book analyses 80 illustrations of the extinct Tasmanian ‘tiger’, paying attention to the messages they convey and the species’ history. It offers new understandings of human-animal relations and tells a chilling story of how misleading representations can be.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004181656
Publication date: 
August 2010

Edited by Sarah E. McFarland and Ryan Hediger

This collection examines the question of nonhuman animal agency by shifting emphasis from the human perspective toward that of other animals, exploring modes of animal resistance to human behaviors, and considering the ways the presence of animals refracts human notions like agency and species.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004175808
Publication date: 
June 2009

by Terry Caesar

Speaking of Animals is a series of personal essays about such subjects as dogs in Brazil , big game in Kenya, novels about lost dogs and movies about grizzly bears. What difference does it make that none of these animals can speak?
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004174061
Publication date: 
March 2009

Edited by Tom Tyler and Manuela Rossini

In a series of encounters between leading practitioners in the field of Animal Studies, this collection of essays explores the contradictory and revealing ways in which humans and other animals meet, interact, and experience one another.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004168671
Publication date: 
January 2009

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