A varied and insightful compendium of animals and the relationships between humans and animals.
· Includes over 50 A–Z conversational entries
· Fully illustrated with a variety of images from medieval prints to editorial cartoons and advertisements
· Weaves together a cross-cultural tapestry encompassing mythology, history, art, science, philosophy, and literature while discussing the special significance of animals in human cultures
· Includes relevant quotes from worldwide texts preceding each entry
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Thought in the past to be divine, animals have played an active role in human culture since prehistoric times. Sometimes domesticated, never conquered, and serving as both prey and predator, animals are an integral part of the human experience. Even today, animals wield symbolic powers as varied as the cultures that embrace them.About the Author:
Boria Sax, PhD, coordinates online tutoring at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
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Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2001. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111576076121
Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2001. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1576076121