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Wolves and the Wilderness in the Middle Ages

By: Aleks Pluskowski

256 pages, 12 b/w illus

Boydell & Brewer

Hardback | Sep 2006 | #156804 | ISBN: 1843832364
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About this book

Compares responses to wolves in Britain and southern Scandinavia in medieval times, exploring distribution of wolves in the landscape, impact as predators on both animals and people, and their use as commodities, in literature, art, cosmology and identity. The author shows how practical and cultural factors came together to bring about the eradication of the wolf.

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