Looking at Animals in Human History

by Linda Kalof

Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group

Written in English
Cover of: Looking at Animals in Human History | Linda Kalof
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Subjects:

  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8168598M
ISBN 100826460976
ISBN 109780826460974
OCLC/WorldCa67374934

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  Seeing Ourselves in Animals Throughout Art History The exhibition Stampede prods the viewer to consider how artists use animals to represent human traits and critique the world we humans live within. HISTORY OF ANIMALS by Aristotle translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson BOOK_1|CH_1 Book I 1-OF the parts of animals some are simple: to wit, all such as divide into parts uniform with themselves, as flesh into flesh; others are composite, such as divide into parts not uniform with themselves, as, for instance, the hand does not divide into handsFile Size: 1MB.

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"Linda Kalof’s Looking at Animals in Human History is a vivid and encyclopedic survey of encounters between human and nonhuman animals across Western culture. Clear, readable, beautifully illustrated and always informative, this book presents (just as the title promises) a detailed account of how people have looked at animals, with insights into how animals figure in Cited by: "Linda Kalof’s Looking at Animals in Human History is a vivid and encyclopedic survey of encounters between human and nonhuman animals across Western culture.

Clear, readable, beautifully illustrated and always informative, this book presents (just as the title promises) a detailed account of how people have looked at animals, with insights into how animals figure in.

Get this from a library. Looking at animals in human history. [Linda Kalof] -- Looking at Animals in Human History book book provides a broad historical overview of our representations of animals, from prehistory to postmodernity, and how those representations have altered with changing social conditions.

Taking. Looking at Animals is the only book I know that covers the full sweep of human-animal history, from the cave paintings to contemporary art. (It focuses exclusively on Western history, where the research base is strongest, but publishers often put a /5(2).

The main weakness is that the "Human History" in the book's title in the book is mostly European. Looking at Asian views, say China, Persia and Japan would have made a useful book even more valuable.

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Well-researched and scholarly, yet very accessible, this book is a significant contribution to the human–animal story. Featuring more than 60 images, Looking at Animals in Human History brings together a wealth of information that will appeal to the wide audience interested in animals, as well as to specialists in many disciplines.3/5(2).

Well-researched and scholarly, yet very accessible, this book is a significant contribution to the human-animal story. Featuring more than 60 images, Looking at Animals in Human History brings together a wealth of information that will appeal to the wide audience interested in animals, as well as to specialists in many disciplines.

Well-researched and scholarly, yet very accessible, this book is a significant contribution to the human–animal story. Featuring more than 60 images, Looking at Animals in Human History brings together a wealth of information that will appeal to the wide audience interested in animals, as well as to specialists in many : Linda Kalof.

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The number of ways in which humans interact with animals is almost incalculable. From beloved household pets to the steak on our dinner tables, the fur in our closets to the Babar books on our shelves, taxidermy exhibits to local zoos, humans have complex, deep, and dependent relationships with the animals in our ecosystems.

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Book Description. 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. Giving a sense of the diversity and interdisciplinary nature of the field, cutting-edge contributions explore the practices of and challenges posed by historical studies of animals and animal-human.

Although the animal may be, as Nietzsche argued, ahistorical, living completely in the present, it nonetheless plays a crucial role in human history. The fascination with animals that leads not only to a desire to observe and even live alongside them, but to capture or kill them, is found in all civilizations.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. History of Animals (Greek: Τῶν περὶ τὰ ζῷα ἱστοριῶν, Ton peri ta zoia historion, "Inquiries on Animals"; Latin: Historia Animālium "History of Animals") is one of the major texts on biology by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, who had studied at Plato's Academy in was written in the fourth century BC; Aristotle died in BC.

"The animal connection runs through the whole [human history] and connects the other big evolutionary leaps, including stone tools, language and.

These characters exhibit various levels of anthropomorphism, from talking or thinking like a human, to wearing clothes and riding bicycles.

Through the examination of ten of the most commonly seen animals in children's books and a selection of titles, the role and importance of anthropomorphic animals in children's literature is by: 1. Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, David DeGrazia. Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Linda Kalof. Looking at Animals in Human History. London: Reaktion Books, Bernardino de Sahagún. The Florentine Codex. Animals have had profound effects on people from the earliest times, ranging from zoonotic diseases, to the global impact of livestock, poultry and fish production, to the influences of human-associated animals on the environment (on extinctions, air and water pollution, greenhouse gases, etc.), to the importance of animals in human evolution.

Animals have always formed and will always form a central feature of the human world. We may remain in total ignorance of, or choose to ignore, the vast majority of them (and after all over two-thirds of living species are insects) but those with which we do interact have a.

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Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it basis for the PBS series.

By examining fossils and DNA, he shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins, our heads are organized like long-extinct jawless fish, and major parts of /5().