Exploration of the socioeconomic, political, and ideological factors fueling the rise and fall of greyhound racing in the US.

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Animals in Entertainment, History
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A collection of essays on the role nonhuman animals played in the Civil War and how it impacted them, including horses, mules, pigs, and dogs.

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History
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Examining the shared desire to protect the helpless, nonhuman animals and children, and how reformers turned cruelty into a social problem, expanding the state through private associations.

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History
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Account of an unremembered event that took place in England in the days following the outbreak of WWII, in which 400,000 pet dogs and cats were killed by their owners despite official discouragement...

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Animals as Companions, History
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This book provides a detailed examination of the political controversy surrounding the Canadian seal hunt, which has spanned four decades. It explores the various counter-strategies implemented by the...

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Animals in the Wild, History
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Documenting the social and political struggles that resulted in slaughterhouses, dairies, and hog ranches being pushed into the suburbs of American cities such as New York City and San Francisco and...

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History
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Focusing on the broad political and cultural background of organizations in England responding to animal cruelty such as the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association and the...

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History
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An examination of the meaning of Paris to those who lived there in the nineteenth century teased out from mainstream petkeeping culture, drawing on dog-care books, bulletins of the Society for the...

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Animals as Companions, History
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This book retells the story of the well-known fox case, tracing its development from a dispute between two affluent young men in the South Fork of Long Island to its appeal to the New York Supreme...

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Educational Resources, History
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Examination of the social and cultural meaning of animals expressed through acquisition, use, and other consumer processes, becoming commodities and possessions at an important moment in the...

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History
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