Routledge Companions: The Routledge Companion to Animal-Human History

Editors: Kean, Hilda and Howell, Philip
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 978-1-13-819326-0
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
Table of Contents

The Routledge Companion to Animal-Human History provides an up-to-date guide for the historian working within the growing field of animal-human history.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: writing in animals in history - Philip Howell and Hilda Kean
  • Part I: Animals and the practice of history
  • – The other citizens: nationalism and animals - Sandra Swart
  • – New political history and the writing of animal lives - Mieke Roscher
  • – Public history and heritage: a fruitful approach for privileging animals? - Hilda Kean
  • – Wildlife conservation as cultural memory - Jan-Erik Steinkrüger
  • – The experimental animal: in search of a moral ecology of science? - Robert G.W. Kirk
  • – Animals in the history of human and veterinary medicine - Abigail Woods
  • – Animal matter in museums: exemplifying materiality - Liv EmmaThorsen
  • Part II: Problems and paradigms
  • – Animals, agency, and history - Philip Howell
  • – Representing animals in the literature of Victorian Britain - Jennifer McDonell
  • – ‘And has not art promoted our work also?’ Visual culture in animal–human history - J. Keri Cronin
  • – When Adam and Eve were monkeys: anthropomorphism, zoomorphism, and other ways of looking at animals - Boria Sax
  • – Exhibiting animals: zoos, menageries and circuses - Helen Cowie
  • – Topologies of tenderness and violence: human–animal relations in Georgian England - Carl Griffin
  • – The history of emotional attachment to animals - Ingrid H. Tague
  • – Surviving twentieth-century modernity: birdsong and emotions in Britain - Michael Guida
  • Part III: Themes and provocations
  • – Breeding and breed - Neil Pemberton, Julie-Marie Strange and Michael Worboys
  • – Animals in and at war - Gervase Phillips
  • – Hunting and animal–human history - Philip Howell
  • – Eating animals - Chris Otter
  • – Animals and violence: medieval humanism, ‘medieval brutality’, and the carnivorous vegetarianism of Margery Kempe - Karl Steel
  • Conclusions
  • – The triumph of animal history? - Philip Howell
  • – Epilogue - Harriet Ritvo