A Cultural History of Animals in the Renaissance

Editor: Boehrer, Bruce
Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Berg

ISBN: 978-1-84520-395-5
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Pending
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Explores the sacred and the symbolic (totem, sacrifice, status and popular beliefs); hunting; domestication (taming, breeding, labour and companionship); entertainment and exhibitions (the menagerie, zoos, circuses and carnivals); science and specimens (research, education, collections and museums); philosophical beliefs; and artistic representations in the Renaissance.

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