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  • A Cultural History of Animals and their Meat

    Live, Die, Buy, Eat

    By Karen Lykke Syse, Kristian Bjørkdahl

    Live, Die, Buy, Eat. These four words both summarize the production of meat in the modern world, and categorize the way in which we relate to animals and meat. In the past few years, controversies around meat have arisen around industrialization and globalization of meat production, often pivoting…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Animals and Early Modern Identity

    Edited by Pia F. Cuneo

    Animals were everywhere in the early modern period and they impacted, at least in some way, the lives of every kind of early modern person, from the humblest peasant to the greatest prince. Artists made careers based on depicting them. English gentry impoverished themselves spending money on them.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Senses of Mystery

    Engaging with Nature and the Meaning of Life

    By David E. Cooper

    In this beautifully written book, David E. Cooper uses a gentle walk through a tropical garden – the view of the fields and hills beyond it, the sound of birds, voices and flutes, the reflection of light in water, the play of shadows among the trees and the presence of strange animals –&…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • A City of Heretics

    François Laruelle's Non-Philosophy and its variants

    Edited by Anthony Paul Smith

    François Laruelle has been developing his project of non-philosophy since the 1970s. Throughout this time he has aimed at nothing less than the discovery and development of a new form of thinking that draws its material from philosophy and related disciplines, but uses them in inventive new ways…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Birds and Other Creatures in Renaissance Literature

    Shakespeare, Descartes, and Animal Studies

    By Rebecca Ann Bach

    This book explores how humans in the Renaissance lived with, attended to, and considered the minds, feelings, and sociality of other creatures. It examines how Renaissance literature and natural history display an unequal creaturely world: all creatures were categorized hierarchically. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds

    Edited by Kristin Andrews, Jacob Beck

    While philosophers have been interested in animals since ancient times, in the last few decades the subject of animal minds has emerged as a major topic in philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems, and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Animality in British Romanticism

    The Aesthetics of Species

    By Peter Heymans

    The scientific, political, and industrial revolutions of the Romantic period transformed the status of humans and redefined the concept of species. This book examines literary representations of human and non-human animality in British Romanticism. The book’s novel approach focuses on the role of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • Horses, People and Parliament in the English Civil War

    Extracting Resources and Constructing Allegiance

    By Gavin Robinson

    Horses played a major role in the military, economic, social and cultural history of early-modern England. This book uses the supply of horses to parliamentary armies during the English Civil War to make two related points. Firstly it shows how control of resources - although vital to success - is…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

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