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Animals, History, Culture

Acquisition Editors: Matthew McAdam

Series Editor: Harriet Ritvo

Covering the most promising work on the history of our attitudes toward - and ways of dealing with - animals and the cultural practices surrounding human-animal interactions. These books draw from a variety of fields, including the history of science and medicine, historical zoology, social and urban history, and cultural studies.

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Segregated Species
Pests, Knowledge, and Boundaries in South Africa, 1910–1948

Jules Skotnes-Brown

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Making Machines of Animals
The International Livestock Exposition

Neal A. Knapp

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Elephant Trails
A History of Animals and Cultures

Nigel Rothfels

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Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers
Rabies, Medicine, and Society in an American Metropolis, 1840–1920

Jessica Wang

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The Invention of the Modern Dog
Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain

Michael Worboys, Julie-Marie Strange, and Neil Pemberton

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Spark from the Deep
How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery

William J. Turkel

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Entertaining Elephants
Animal Agency and the Business of the American Circus

Susan Nance

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Looking for a Few Good Males
Female Choice in Evolutionary Biology

Erika Lorraine Milam

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Wired Wilderness
Technologies of Tracking and the Making of Modern Wildlife

Etienne Benson

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Noble Brutes
How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture

Donna Landry

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Savages and Beasts
The Birth of the Modern Zoo

Nigel Rothfels

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Horse People
Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket

Rebecca Cassidy

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The Horse in the City
Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century

Clay McShane and Joel A. Tarr

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Six Legs Better
A Cultural History of Myrmecology

Charlotte Sleigh

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Civilized Creatures
Urban Animals, Sentimental Culture, and American Literature, 1850–1900

Jennifer Mason

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Bred for Perfection
Shorthorn Cattle, Collies, and Arabian Horses since 1800

Margaret E. Derry

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Valuing Animals
Veterinarians and Their Patients in Modern America

Susan D. Jones

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Elephant Slaves and Pampered Parrots
Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Louise E. Robbins

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