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A Cultural History of Animals in Antiquity

by Linda Kalof
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Release Date: 2007
Genre: History
Pages: 272 pages
ISBN 13:
ISBN 10: CORNELL:31924108221668
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Synopsis : A Cultural History of Animals in Antiquity written by Linda Kalof, published by Bloomsbury USA Academic which was released on 2007. Download A Cultural History of Animals in Antiquity Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. presence in the ancient world . A Cultural History of Animals in Antiquity presents an extraordinarily broad assessment of animal cultures from 2500 BCE to 1000 CE , describing how animals were an intrinsic part of the spiritual life of ... -- A multi-volume project on the history of human-animal relations from ancient times to the present covering 4500 years of human-animal interaction, and including a discussion of animals of the future). Each volume explores: the sacred and the symbolic (totem, sacrifice, status and popular beliefs), hunting; domestication (taming, breeding, labor and companionship); entertainment and exhibitions (the menagerie, zoos, circuses and carnivals); science and specimens (research, education, collections and museums); philosophical beliefs; and artistic representations.