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Animals and People Sharing the World

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Edited By: Andrew N Rowan

192 pages, B/w photos

University Press of New England

Paperback | Jan 1989 | #6193 | ISBN: 0874514657
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Contents: The power of the animal symbol and its implications; The emergence of modern pet-keeping; Pet-keeping in non-western societies - some popular misconceptions; Health and caring for living things; Attitudes towards animals - origins and diversity; Horses in society; The animal as alter ego - cruelty, altruism and the work of art; Human-animal interactions - a review to American attitudes to wild and domestic animals in the twentieth century; Summation - people, animals and the environment.


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