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Author Velten, Hannah, author

Title Beastly London : a history of animals in the city / Hannah Velten
Published London : Reaktion Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction : revealing the beasts -- Livestock : Londoners' nuisance neighbours -- Working animals : straining every muscle -- Sporting animals : natural instincts exploited -- Animals as entertainers : performance, peculiarity and pressure -- Exotic animals : the allure of the foreign and the wild -- Pampered pets and sad strays -- London wildlife : the persecuted and the celebrated -- Final thoughts : an apology and a pardon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animals -- England -- London -- History.
Human-animal relationships -- England -- London -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306124638 (electronic bk.)
1780232179 (electronic bk.)
9781306124638 (electronic bk.)
9781780232171 (electronic bk.)